Pakistan Army deployment to enforce COVID SOPs: LAHORE: Punjab government on Saturday sought deployment of Pakistan Army in five of its districts in order to successfully enforce COVID-19 SOPs in the district that has up until now continued to be worst impacted by the pandemic.
According to resources privy to the issue, the residence ministry Punjab has created a letter to the indoor ministry, seeking implementation of five companies of the armed forces in the district to ensure SOPs implementation alongside area management.
The sources even more claimed that the interior ministry has actually accepted the release and the employees of Pakistan Army would be released at 5 areas including Lahore.
Unique Assistant to Chief Minister (SACM) Punjab Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan additionally confirmed the relocation saying that they had submitted an appropriation for Pakistan Military release.
“The armed forces will certainly function alongside cops as well as civil administration in significant cities of the district,” she claimed while verifying that Punjab has actually seen a worsening trend of COVID spread.
Firdous Ashiq Awan claimed that the release will certainly take place the next week.
Prime Minister Khan introduced that the federal government will look for the Pakistan Military’s aid to implement the SOPs.
Caution that Pakistan could face the very same situation as in India, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday interested the general public to comply with the government-prescribed SOPs to control the third wave of the coronavirus.
Orienting the media after chairing a conference of the National Coordination Board (NCC) on Covid-19, Head of state Khan said if the SOPs are not complied with, the government will certainly be urged to enforce a lockdown.
“If a lockdown is imposed the working class will certainly experience the most,” he claimed.