ISLAMABAD (92 News) – President Dr Arif Alvi have emphasized that Pakistanis also need to stand united to fight the coronavirus pandemic that has engulfed the world.
In his message on Pakistan Day, the president said nations have to go through difficult times but only with unity they sail through. “We Pakistanis also need to stand united to fight this pandemic,” he added.
The president said it is the responsibility of all segments of society, including Ulema, media and political leaders to play their due role in educating the masses about the preventive measures against the virus.
He said doctors and health workers are the first line of defense in this crisis and the nation salutes them for their unrelenting and selfless endeavors.
On the other hand, the nation is celebrating Pakistan Day
with simplicity amid an outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic as all public gatherings and events were cancelled to contain further spread of COVID-19.
Pakistan Day is being observed with simplicity to commemorate the passage of Lahore Resolution on this day in 1940, under which the Muslims of the sub-continent set the agenda of achieving a separate homeland.
The day was started with gun salute in federal and provincial capitals.
Pakistanis have pledged to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Military parade and other public events have been postponed across the country as a precautionary measure, however, t