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Media, ulema to play effective role to aware public on Covid-19: Sadiq Sanjarani

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

17th Mar, 2020. 06:54 pm
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Sadiq Sanjarani

Acting President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani on Tuesday called on the religious leaders and media organizations to play their role in educating the general public regarding preventive measures against Covid-19 disease.

According to the details, Speaking at a special meeting held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, the Acting President said the people are needed to take precautionary measures against Coronavirus so as to minimize its impact.

The sources of APP said, The meeting was followed by a special prayer session to seek blessings of Almighty Allah against the spread of Coronavirus in Pakistan.

Acting President prayed for complete elimination of the spread of Coronavirus and speedy recovery to the infected people.

Sources said, The prayers session was also attended by the Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri and Senators including Shibli Faraz, Javed Abbasi, Sajjad Turi, Manzoor Kakar, Rubina Khalid, Sitara Ayaz, Rukhsana Zuberi and Aurangzeb Khan.

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Earlier, Pakistan has recorded the highest number of Coronavirus Cases in South Asia after the number of cases has exceeded 193 in the Country.

Pakistan has surpassed India as the total 137 cases of noval coronavirus were reported in India.

South Asian countries also held SAARC (the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) on Sunday 15 March and discussed the current situation in the region and chalk out a joint strategy to stem the spread of new coronavirus.

The leaders from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sir Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan participated in the meeting via video conference.

India stands second with 137 cases, Afghanistan 22, Bangladesh 10, while Nepal and Bhutan each reported one confirmed case.

Pakistan has witnessed a significant rise in coronavirus cases, as the toll shoot to 193, more likely to come up.

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