ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government is taking every possible step to rid the Country of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Talking to the National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser in Islamabad on Friday, the prime minister said that we have to surmount the Challenge of COVID-19 collectively as a nation.
The prime minister also said that the Parliament has a pivotal role in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. He said that implementing the decisions taken at the Parliament level is our priority.
Imran Khan appreciated the steps taken by the speaker regarding the establishment of a functional committee for Zaireen and Tableeghi Jamaat.
وزیراعظم عمران خان سے سپیکر قومی اسمبلی اسدقیصر نے اسلام آبادمیں ملاقات کی ۔ مختلف امور پر تبادلہ خیال کیاگیا ۔ pic.twitter.com/Dkp2aLGztV
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The speaker appreciated the steps taken by the government to contain the spread of the contagion.
Asad Qaiser said that it is because of timely steps that the trajectory of coronavirus in Pakistan is low when compared with other Countries.
Furthermore, he said that a Special Parliamentary Committee on Coronavirus comprising the parliamentary leaders has been established. He said that the Special Committee has given positive suggestions to cope with the current situation.
The speaker also apprised the prime minister about matters pertaining to the convening of the Session of the National Assembly.