Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Dr Zafar Mirza says Pakistanis’ evacuation from China not appropriate

Dr Zafar Mirza says Pakistanis’ evacuation from China not appropriate
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza said that the evacuation of Pakistanis from China is not appropriate with regard to the public health. Talking to the media on Saturday, he said that the government has continuously been in touch with the Chinese government and embassy. “The steps taken by the Chinese government are beneficial to the people,” he said. He said that they would get the kits for diagnosis of coronavirus by today evening. “We are doing all that should have been done,” he added. Dr Zafar Mirza said that coronavirus spreading fast and hundreds of cases are emerging daily. “So far 249 people have died due to coronavirus, which has spread to 27 countries,” he said. He said that they are satisfied with the look after of Pakistanis in Wuhan. “Elaborate steps will be taken after the resumption of flights from China. The Foreign Office has made arrangements for extension in the visas of Pakistanis in China,” he added. The special assistant said that the government is launching a campaign to aware the Pakistanis of coronavirus. “The condition of four Pakistanis affected by the virus has improved. They cannot return to Pakistan till confirmation of negativity of coronavirus,” he said. Dr Zafar Mirza said that health is their top priority and they will have to make Pakistanis safe.