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KP Govt to soon announce assistance package: CM

With joint efforts we can compete COVID 19: Mehmood Khan
our correspondent
PESHAWAR/ LANDIKOTAL
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan Wednesday said the provincial government would soon announce assistance package for the province in the wake of corona pandemic.
Talking to media during his visit to District Headquarter Hospital in Khyber district, he said “together we can defeat corona pandemic”, adding that with cooperation of public, government and military the corona could be defeated.
Seeking public support to overcome corona disease, the CM said that all the precautionary measures had been taken for public safety and these could only yield result if the masses would cooperate and remain in self quarantine.
Mehmood Khan said the government was working to constituting volunteer teams to assist stoppage of corona virus outbreak. The government was appointing as many as 2000 doctors on contract basis, he said and added that 1300 doctors had been appointed while approval of 600 more doctors through public service commission had been granted.
On the occasion KP Government spokesman Ajmal Wazir told media that no local case of corona had been reported from DI Khan district while all the corona affected patients at quarantine centers were Zaireen from other areas of the country.
He further said that in Manga area of Mardan some new cases were reported and the affected area had been quarantined.
CM KP paid surprise visit to Landikotal quarantine centre
Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan paid a short visit to Landikotal and inspected qurantine centre set up in district headquarters hospital in Landikotal,officials said on Wednesday.
Assistant commissioner of Landikotal Muhammad Imran told this scribe that CM Mehmood Khan paid a surprise visit to district headquarters where he thoroughly checked the isolation rooms and quarantine centre.
Information secretry Ajmal Wazir, Chief secretry KP Dr Kazim Niaz, Secretry relief Abid Majeed, commissioner Peshawar Amjad Ali Khan and Capital City Police Officer(CCPO)Muhammad Ali were with chief minister Mehmood Khan.
Chief Minister was received by deputy commissioner Mehmood Aslam Wazir and commamdant Khyber Rifles Col, Bilal in Landikotal.
CM also inspected different wards and emergency unit in the hospital.
Medical Suprintendent DHQ hospital Dr Nek Dad Khan Afridi briefed CM Mehmood Khan. Dr Nek Dad told the CM that they were prepared and have completed their necessary homework to control Corona outbreak.
Mehmood Khan showed satisfiction over the arrangements by health staff at the hospital to cope with corona virus.CM issued strict directives to health staff to ensure best possible service delivery at the time of epidemic.



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