ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Sunday that Prime Minister Imran Khan was personally supervising the steps taken to overcome coronavirus in the country.
In a series of tweets, Awan said the government has taken these measures to cope with the international challenge of corona in the interest and for the protection of people of Pakistan.
وزیراعظم کرونا وائرس کے تدارک کیلئے اٹھائے جانے والے اقدامات کی خود نگرانی کر رہے ہیں۔ہدایات اور احتیاطی تدابیر پر عوام لازمی عمل کریں۔معاشی طور پر مستحکم اور شعبہ طب میں بہتر نتائج رکھنے والی اقوام نے بھی احتیاطی تدابیر اپنائیں۔2/1
— Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan (@Dr_FirdousPTI) March 15, 2020
She said these measures were also being acknowledged by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and earned endorsation by its country representative.
Awan expressed the hope that the virus will be defeated with national harmony and solidarity.
She said it is a difficult time but the nation will come out of it successfully. Awan also urged people to follow the precautionary measures adopted by nations that were economically developed and medically advanced.