ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the federal government has decided to gradually ease the lockdown in the coming days keeping in view the economic situation and problems of the common man.
While speaking to the members of National and Provincial Assemblies in Islamabad on Monday, the prime minister said that standard operating procedures (SOPs) based on safety measures have been prepared for all the sectors and the elected representatives should play their role for implementation on them.
وزیرِ اعظم عمران خان نے ممبران قومی و صوبائی اسمبلی کو ہدایت کی ہے کہ وہ مشکل کی اس گھڑی میں نہ صرف عوام کو ریلیف فراہم کرنے کی کوششوں میں بھرپور کردار ادا کریں بلکہ عوام کو حفاظتی تدابیر اختیار کرنے کی بھی ترغیب دیں۔۔۔ 1/11#COVIDー19 pic.twitter.com/FkBuguAqsj
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The prime minister said that the government is striving to provide every possible relief to the masses amidst the challenge posed by Coronavirus (COVID-19). He said that despite a difficult situation, the government has given an economic package worth Rs 1. 25 trillion.
Imran Khan said that the deserving families are being provided with cash assistance of Rs 12,000 in the most transparent manner and on merit.
In addition, a special program has also been launched for the workers and laborers, he added.