PM appeals to nation to celebrate Eidul Azha with simplicity
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has appealed to the nation to celebrate Eidul Azha with simplicity, strictly observing standard operating procedures (SOPs) against coronavirus on Thursday.
Speaking to the journalists after inaugurating of Isolation Hospital and Infectious Treatment Center in Islamabad, PM Khan said any carelessness on the occasion of Eidul Azha will lead to a fresh spike in the COVID-19 cases.
He expressed satisfaction that with the cooperation of all the departments concerned the curve of the coronavirus cases in the country is on the decline. He said smart lockdown has yielded positive results.
Commending completion of a modern Isolation Hospital in a record short period, the premier said important tasks can be completed with political will.
Earlier, NDMA Chairman Lt General Muhammad Afzal briefed the prime minister about the isolation hospital.
The 250-bed state of the art medical facility has been constructed in record forty days at a cost of about 980 million rupees.
Planning Minister Asad Umar, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing and other senior officials were also present on the occasion.