World lauds Covid-19 response plan of Pakistan: PM
Strategies and mechanism behind Pakistan's successful Covid-19 response: ISPR
Prime Minister Imran Khan says our Covid 19 response strategy has been appreciated by the world and Almighty Allah with His blessings has protected Pakistan from the worst effects of the Pandemic.
In his tweet today, the Prime Minister said ‘He wants to pay tribute to the National Command and Operation Center’s team which through its dedicated work has been the linchpin of our Covid response strategy.’
In another tweet, the Prime Minister said after inspecting a Pakistani-made Electronic Voting Machine he is hopeful that there will be transparent elections in Pakistan, whose results will be acceptable to all contestants.
He congratulated Minister for Science and Technology Shibli Faraz and his team for manufacturing Pakistan’s own EVM.
The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) – a high-level forum established to combat coronavirus in Pakistan – completed its 500 days on Sunday amid praises by the Prime Minister and the government ministers.
On the occasion, a feature was also released titled ‘NCOC: A Unified Endeavour’ by the Pakistan Army’s media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), to underscore “strategies and mechanism behind Pakistan’s successful Covid-19 response”.
The NCOC is the nerve centre to synergise and articulate unified national efforts against Covid-19 and to implement the decisions of the National Coordination Committee on Covid-19, its website read.
In a tweet, Prime Minister Imran Khan paid tribute to the NCOC team for its “Covid response strategy”. He added that the NCOC’s strategy has been praised by the world.
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa also lauded the NCOC for its efforts to contain the deadly contagion. “NCOC has remained pivotal to Pakistan’s riposte against COVID-19,” the ISPR Twitter handle quoted him as saying: “It symbolises optimised national response in adversity, saving precious lives. Accolades for the NCOC team on completing 500 days of continuous struggle & delivery,” the army chief added.
Planning Minister Asad Umar, who is also the chief of the NCOC, tweeted the documentary on the NCOC. He said the documentary underlined the steps – appreciated at the global level – taken by the NCOC to combat the pandemic.
Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry congratulated the NCOC on the completion of 500 days of its establishment and evolving a comprehensive strategy to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. In a statement published by Radio Pakistan, Fawad said the NCOC, since its inception, has taken decisions in view of scientific and ground realities to combat the pandemic.
He said the government pursued a balanced strategy of smart lockdown that was focused on safeguarding the poor and the daily wage-earners as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan and NCOC guidelines. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib Sunday lauded the role of National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) for creating national unity that eventually lead country to fight against coronavirus pandemic with efficacy.
In a tweet, he said on the completion of 500 days of NCOC a documentary portraying the ‘Unified Endeavor’ displayed by the nation against COVID-19 pandemic has been launched.
He said Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar and his team under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan took timely decisions that had been an instrumental to tackling the pandemic.