Health Minister Punjab Reviews Arrangements on Corona at CM Secretariat


Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid reviewed arrangements to combat the threat of COVID-19 in Punjab on Wednesday. The Minister presided over a high level meeting at the Chief Minister Secretariat on directions from the Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar. Minister for Information and Culture Fayyaz Chohan, Minister for Industries Mian Aslam Iqbal, Minister for Energy Mohammad Akhtar Malik, Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht, MPA Mussarat Jamshed Cheema, Commissioner Lahore Saif Anjum and other official attended the meeting. Information Minister Fayyaz Chohan gave complete update on the awareness campaign on Corona Virus in Punjab through electronic, print and social media. The Minister said: “All the suspected and confirmed patients are being given treatment at government facilities according to SOPs. Protective equipment has been provided at the facilities. Media is playing positive role in creating awareness among public about the Corona virus threat. Better coordination among the relevant departments is need of the hour.” The Minister further said, “The final decisions on further course action will be made in the Apex Committee meeting. We will be holding daily review meetings to monitor situation.”