Provincial Ministers Dr Yasmin Rashid, Akhtar Malik, Nauman Langrial, Sardar Asif Nakai and assembly members called on Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office and discussed different matters of mutual interest.
TThe CM appealed to the citizens to protect themselves from coronavirus as well as their loved ones.
Following the relevant SOPs should be ensured and along-with it, social discussing and use of masks should also be ensured during Eid shopping, he added.
He stressed that the coronavirus attack is not finished yet; therefore, necessary precautions and safety measures are imperative to avoid it. We are also facing joblessness and poverty along with the onslaught of coronavirus, he persevered.
The CM told that devotees should fully follow social distancing policy as shrines of the saints have been reopened to the visitants. We will rise to the challenge of coronavirus with collective wisdom, he emphasised. The CM added that the decision of restoring business activities has been made to save the public from hunger.
The government wants that routine life is restored along with observance of steps needed for safety from coronavirus, he said. The decision has been made to restore construction activities through communication projects to provide employment opportunities and such development schemes are being introduced which could create more and more job opportunities. The CM continued that resumption of transport and industrial sector is allowed so that workers could earn their livelihood.
The government wants to economically stabilize the labourers in these difficult economic conditions, he maintained. The CM added that organized efforts are underway to overcome the locust attack in collaboration with the Pakistan army. I am personally reviewing the situation during field visits for overcoming the locust attack.
The locust attack could cause damage in different cities and therefore, districts’ administration has been alerted to immediately repulse it, the CM concluded.