CM Punjab Launches Mobile Awareness Campaign for Safety from Coronavirus


The Punjab government has launched a province-wide mobile awareness campaign, ‘stay home, remain safe’ for safety from coronavirus on the instructions of Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar who inaugurated this drive at a ceremony held at CM Office on Monday. The CM disclosed that this campaign is initiated in Lahore through a squad of 250 motorcycles and 50 rickshaws adding that a total of 850 motorcycles and 500 rickshaws will be engaged to create social awareness at union council level in the provincial metropolis. This campaign will be run through 4130 motorcycles in the province and pamphlets will be distributed about precautionary measures, he added. Usman Buzdar emphasized that today’s Pakistan requires us to remain confined to our homes and people should follow the government’s instructions for safety from coronavirus. He asserted that the government has taken every step for public safety and the challenge of coronavirus will be defeated with joint efforts. Pakistanis are a responsible nation who will fulfil their obligation of social distancing to avoid the agony of permanent parting, he added. The ceremony was also attended by Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid, Mussarat Jamshaid Cheema MPA, secretaries of health and information departments and others.