Sunday, October 2, 2022

Federal cabinet to be briefed on measures to tackle rise of coronavirus

Federal cabinet to be briefed on measures to tackle rise of coronavirus
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal cabinet will be briefed on the measures being put in place to tackle the rise of coronavirus after Pakistan reported five confirmed cases of the virus last week. The federal cabinet meeting will discuss eight-point agenda under the chair of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan. The meeting will also review the political and economic situation in the country. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza is expected to give briefing to the meeting about the arrangements put in place to deal with the coronavirus cases. The agenda includes a briefing on the power tariff across the country. The cabinet will also be briefed about the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC), and the measures being put in place to tackle the rise of coronavirus after Pakistan reported four confirmed cases of the virus last week. The sources also reported that the prime minister will take the cabinet into confidence regarding his recent one-day visit to Qatar, and the peace agreement signed between the US and the Taliban. The cabinet will also consider a proposal to transfer the control of select hospitals from the provincial to federal authorities. The cabinet will green-light the audit of the NADRA and consider a post-election revenue report that will be presented in the meeting.