Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan will preside the National Coordination Committee meeting today in which vital decisions regarding lockdown will be taken.

Sources said that Federal Ministers, NDMA officials, all Chief Ministers and other provincial officials will participate in the meeting.

The meeting will start at 4:30 pm wherein easing down or making looking down stricter will be decided while the PM will also give his opinion on the lockdown.

The pandemic situation of the coronavirus and its prevention will be discussed in the meeting while reports of treatment of coronavirus patients and reports of medical goods will be presented in the huddle.

On the other hand, the National Command and Operation Center has sought market association help in implementing SOPs against the coronavirus.

In a meeting chaired by Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar in Islamabad yesterday the long and short term strategy on COVID-19 was analysed.

National Command and Operation Centre has sought the feedback of provinces to finalise the recommendations for opening some more sectors of the economy halted due to COVID-19 outbreak.

The NCOC recommended that the educational institutions should be kept closed till August and the marriage halls should only be allowed with a limited number of guests, one dish and strict compliance of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

The Forum emphasised the need to revise its communication strategy for better messaging and creating awareness among the public on the COVID-19.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV


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