Lt General Hamood Uz Zaman Khan designated as Chief Coordinator National Command and Operation Centre

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Commander Army Air Defence Command Lieutenant General Hamood Uz Zaman Khan has been designated as the Chief Coordinator of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

The NCOC is serving as a nucleus for one window operation to synergize and articulate national effort against the Coronavirus (COVID) Pandemic, optimize informed decision making and ensure implementation of decisions of the National Security Committee (NSC) & National Coordination Committee (NCC).

Meanwhile, a special briefing was held at the NCOC on Wednesday about the situation arising out of the outburst COVID-19 in the Country.

The briefing was attended by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Federal Ministers, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistants, and senior military officials.

The participants were briefed about the latest situation on containment efforts and enforcement measures against the COVID-19 and troops deployment across the Country assisting the federal & provincial administrations in aid of civil power.

They expressed complete satisfaction over the measures taken thus far and also dilated upon the future course of action.

Separately, Prime Minister Imran Khan presided over the sixth meeting of the National Coordination Committee (NCC) on Coronavirus in Islamabad today which reviewed the progress in containing the spread of COVID-19 in the Country and discussed the strategy to minimize the impact of the challenge.