Governor Punjab Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar has said that deadly coronavirus knows no borders and it is a threat to the entire world, not just Pakistan.
According to a media report, Chaudhary Sarwar said that Prime Minister Imran Khan will announce a roadmap today to ensure food supplies countrywide. He added that government cannot defeat coronavirus alone and urged whole nation to get united.
Governor Punjab Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar appealed to the masses to stay at their homes and stressed that one can prevent himself from the virus by not going out.
He added that providing food supplies to the poor is government’s top priority.
On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan to announce a comprehensive road map today to ensure uninterrupted food supplies across the country.
Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting, Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, confirmed this while briefing media persons about PTI’s Core Committee meeting chaired by Prime Minister in Islamabad.
She said the Prime Minister renewed his pledge to ensure delivery of ration and food supplies to deserving poor families across the country at their doorsteps.
The Special Assistant said due to ongoing lockdown to prevent spread of coronavirus, national economy affected and chain of daily use items has slowed down.
She said the Prime Minister advised Minister for National Food Security to ensure availability of food items, including flour.
Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said there no shortage of edible items in the country and the committee expressed the resolve to treat hoarders and profiteers with an iron hand.