ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday directed authorities to strictly implement the standard operating procedures (SOPs) during Eidul Azha festival to further curb spread of coronavirus.
PM Imran chaired a meeting to review the pandemic situation which was attended by federal ministers, special assistants, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) chairman and others.
The premier was briefed over the positive results of smart lockdown measures. He was also apprised about the facilities being provided to the nationals in hospitals across the country.
The participants of the meeting also held consultation over anti-coronavirus strategies for Eidul Azha and Muharram.
The prime minister was told that smart lockdown was imposed in 227 localities in 30 cities which gave positive results to curb Covid-19 spread besides reducing burden on hospitals.
He expressed satisfaction over the positive outcomes of smart lockdown and the decreasing number of coronavirus cases.