By Our Staff Reporter
QUETTA: President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi has said the entire nation is united under one platform for defeating the pandemic but comprehensive measures are being afoot to redress prevailing difficulties and atrocities of poor communities under Ehsas Kafalat Program in face of the virus, he added that collective circumstances of Balochistan seemed satisfactory and containment contrasting with other four segments of Pakistan wherein installing screening and quarantine centers as availability of facilities of outsiders entering through Taftan, Pak Afghan and Chaman borders were too appreciated by President Arif Alvi.
These views were stated by the President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi here the other day after arriving at the Quetta on two days visit in presiding of the high level meeting where was briefed by Chief Secretary Fazeel Asghar.
On the eve of presiding high-level meeting President Dr. Arif Alvi was accompanied by the Governor Balochistan Amanullah Yaseenzai, Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal, Federal interior Minister Syed Ijaz Shah, Federal Minister on Religious Affairs Peer Noorul Haq Qaderi, Chairman NDMA Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal, Provincial Minister Mir Zahoor Buledi, Engineer Zmarak Khan Achakzai, Abdul Khaliq Hazara, Commander Southern Command General Wasim Ashraf, and high officials.
To the meeting, Chief Secretary Balochistan Captain Retired Fazeal Asghar briefed the President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi on regarding the coronavirus where Dr. Arif Alvi appreciated the anti-corona measures and providing screening and quarantine facilities to passengers at the border of Taftan, Afghanistan, and Chaman to prevent corona-19 as containment from the side of the provincial government.
President of Pakistan Arif Alvi expressed satisfaction both provincial and federal governments were taking efforts by the cooperation of masses on a comprehensive basis against the contagious novel coronavirus.
Arif Alvi urged upon both government, particularly to provincial government play role effectively in monitoring the ongoing aid activities in fair and transparent manner reaching the right to righteous and deserved family members of society through Ehsas Program alongside stressed of playing a vital role in scattering awareness as regards with novel COVID-19, he stressed upon all representative of provincial and national assembly along with scholars to stand by the government at this critical juncture.
President further underlined that the government was also fighting against abysmal poverty side by side of novel coronavirus so that poverty-stricken could be taken out from the poverty.