Coronavirus: PM announces to introduce ‘trace and track’ system with ISI’s help
Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced to introduce trace and track system for coronavirus cases with the help of Inter Service Intelligence (ISI).
Talking to reporters, PM Imran Khan said that said that has said that in collaboration with ISI, a trace and track system will be launched all over Pakistan, after which only the area where Coronavirus detects, will be locked down while business will continue in the rest.
The Prime Minister said that no country or international organization has contributed a single dollar, foreign exchange has fallen, taxes have fallen, businesses have closed and Pakistan is facing severe difficulties.
Imran Khan said that we only got one year right to pay interest rate on foreign loans.
PM reiterated his support to partial lockdown and said Pakistan cannot afford complete lockdown of businesses as it will increase unemployment in the country, the premier added.
In reply to a question, the Prime Minister said that he could not say how long Coronavirus would last.
Yesterday, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, federal ministers and advisers visited the ISI headquarters, where DG ISI Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed received the Prime Minister.
During the visit, the Prime Minister was briefed on the impact of Coronavirus along with the challenges faced on the internal and external fronts.
Appreciating the services and sacrifices of the top state agency ISI, the Prime Minister said that no stone would be left unturned to safeguard the integrity, sovereignty and security of the country.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Asad Umar, Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Forough Naseem, Abdul Razao Dawood and Umar Ayub.
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