Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry says Coronavirus’ outbreak has spread in Pakistan due to ignorance of the reactionary religious class.
Fawad Chaudhry said in a statement on the micro-blogging website Twitter that the global outbreak of Coronavirus has spread in Pakistan due to ignorance of the religious community and now they say coronavirus is a punishment from God and we need to repent, adding that the scholars who have the knowledge and the intellect are the blessings of Allah, but to give a ignorant place of a scholar is destruction.”
It is to be noted that six members of the Tableeghi Jamaat four people from Sindh and two Palestinians tested positive for coronavirus after attending the Tableeghi Jamaat congregation in Raiwind.
Earlier, pilgrims who came from Taftan protested against the administration for refusing the volunteers access to the quarantined zone.
On the other hand administration tried to convince them of the risk to visit their suspected or confirmed patients of coronavirus.
At least 291 pilgrims at the center have tested positive for coronavirus, while 245 have been cleared. Hundreds more are awaiting the results of diagnostic testing.