Prime Minister Imran Khan said that with the the firm aims to resolve the problem Pakistan will come out of coronavirus pandemic situation successfully.
While addressing the ration distribution and relief fund ceremony at Governor House in Lahore, the Prime Mnister said Coronavirus pandemic is a test and difficult situation for the nation and by taking precautionary measure people can overcome from this disease.
The Prime Minister said world has no experience to cope with it which made this situation more difficult and even the advanced countries in the world with so many resources are not capable to defeat it easily.
Imran Khan said the government o the United States gave a relief package of $2000 billion to stimulate its economy in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, but they are still struggling adding that in comparison Pakistan gave a relief package worth 8 billion dollars will be further enhanced with time when we will get more resources.
He said we are not just facing the challenge of coronavirus but unemployment due to lockdown.
The premier addedo think about fifty to sixty million people of the country who are living under the poverty line and are suffering more due to lockdown.
“Our government has lifted restriction of lockdown on construction and agricultural sectors in order to enable people to be gainfully employed and earn their livelihood,” the Prime Minister stated.
The Prime Minister said more than six hundred thousand youth have joined Corona Relief Tigers Force that will play a crucial role in ration distribution to people in need and also disseminate information.
He said transparency and merit will be strictly observed in distribution of cash among the needy persons. He said the government is collecting comprehensive data in order to ensure the eligibility of people.
The Prime Minister said we will launch Facebook page of the Ehsaas program next week, detailing the data of areas where people most need the rations.
Imran Khan said we discussed the situation every day and government is keeping an eye on the situation round the clock.
Imran Khan felicitated the financial contribution of philanthropic people to help lift the nation during this crisis.