ISLAMABAD: The meeting of National Coordination Committee was held in Islamabad with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.
The meeting took an overview of the situation arising out of coronavirus and measures to cope with it.
The participants gave a practical demonstration of the precautionary measures to avoid coronavirus by observing social distance in their seating arrangement.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed optimism that war against Coronavirus will be won with united resolve of the nation.
Talking to anchorpersons after chairing the meeting of National Coordination Committee in Islamabad on Friday, he said incremental response is essential because of peculiar circumstances of Pakistan.
The Prime Minister said total lockdown is not feasible keeping in view the condition of poor people in the country.
He said today all four provinces, Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan collectively decided that there will be no inter-province restriction on transportation of goods.
Similarly, industry allied with edible items will also be free from any kind of restriction. However, passenger traffic will remain off the roads.
The Prime Minister announced to form a youth force of volunteers dubbed Corona Relief Tigers Force to distribute food at homes. He said its members will be recruited through PM Office portal and registration will start from 31st of this month.
The Prime Minister also announced establishment of a fund for Coronavirus.