ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Syed Shibli Faraz has appealed to the people to strictly follow the standard operating procedures (SOPs) in the face of rising cases of Coronavirus otherwise the government will be compelled to again enforce the lockdown.
While addressing a News Conference in Islamabad on Wednesday, the information minister regretted that the people did not follow the precautionary measures in the wake of easing of restrictions.
Shibli Faraz said that the restrictions were eased to provide livelihood opportunities to the weaker segments of the society. He added that to provide succor to the disadvantaged segments of the society, the government also launched the Ehsaas Program and other initiatives.
The information minister said that the government is pursuing a very well organized and coordinated strategy to curb the spread of the contagion.
Furthermore, he said that all the relevant departments are working in close coordination to address the issue of locusts.
The minister said that a well thought out strategy just like COVID-19 is being followed to make the fight against the crop munching pests successful.
Alluding to the political situation in the Country, Shibli Faraz dispelled the impression of victimization of the political opponents.
The information minister made it clear that the accountability process will go ahead. He said that the future belongs only to those parties who believe in the service of the public.
Syed Shibli Faraz said that action will be taken against the mafias who held the Country’s economy hostage for their own vested interests.