DG ISPR Important press briefing on Coronavirus


DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar says people are being thoroughly checked on the entryways. Six major airports are opened since the morning of March 21. We are assisting the administration in the process of screening at airports and on land routes. Security forces and other agencies are working.

He said that the medical team of the three armed forces has been prepared. Major surgeries are being carried out in the medical facility of the three armed forces. Load management is being done in the medical facility of the armed forces.

Major General Babar Iftikhar said that in the present situation, we all have to play an individual and collective role. Information is also important to fight against the Coronavirus. All the situation should be made public through the media.

He said that accurate information is necessary. Media should help to avoid panic. Rumors can be eliminated through timely and accurate information. Everyone has to take responsibility.

DG ISPR said that with mobile companies, messages are being conveyed to the public. Precautions will be sent to the people along with the help of mobile companies. Information is also being provided on social media.

Major General Babar Iftikhar said that all resources are being used to raise awareness of the Coronavirus. Media has played a vital role in the past.

He said that this is a time of patience. We have to defeat this epidemic by standing together. Patience is the stage. We will tackle this challenge together. The trust of the people is the asset of Pakistan Army. Cleanliness is an effective weapon against Coronavirus.

The DG ISPR said that Pak Army scientists are assisting in producing the sanitizer. He added that the Medical Plan of Action has been prepared to deal with Coronavirus.

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