Planning Minister calls for compliance of SOPs to avoid second wave of Covid19

News Desk

The Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Asad Umar has emphasized the need for compliance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) including use of face masks to avoid the spread of the novel Covid19 pandemic. He said risk mitigation is important to check the second wave of Covid19 in the country.

According to media reports, Asad Umar was chairing a meeting of National Command and Operation Center in Islamabad on Tuesday. He said we as a nation and all stakeholders have taken right steps which helped us in saving lives and contain the spread of coronavirus.

“People’s proactive response have been the key in our success against Corona, he said, adding that the people of Pakistan have shown great responsibility to not only protect themselves but following guidelines they have ensured the safety and well-being of others.

The Planning Minister also paid great tributes to Media for their effective messaging for behavior change and help in reaching out to masses. The people and the media are two important pillars which made the entire effort a success, he said.