PESHAWAR: Advisor Information and Public Relation KP Ajmal Khan Wazir has advised the Chief Minister Sindh to stay apolitical in the current pandemic situation.
“Prime Minister Imran Khan takes suggestions of the Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali shah in every meeting” he added.
He regretted that false news making rounds on media that 1100 pilgrims from Iran were missing has no ground. He said that pilgrims from Iran had quarantined at Darazinda, Dera ismail khan and Duranpur quarantine centres and their tests came out negative except one being under treatment.
Talking to media in the Information Cell Civil Secretariat Peshawar, the advisor said that under Ihsaas program, the distribution of relief funds to the public in a transparent manner was underway adding that in 2nd phase Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Relief Package of RS 6000 would also be distributed among deserving.
Ajmal Wazir said that besides ihsaas program KP government would also disburse an additional RS 12000 to one lakh deserving families from zakat fund. He said the distribution of relief was totally transparent “if anyone tries to hinder or disrupt the distribution of aid, there will be severe action against them” Ajmal added.
He said that despite the pandemic situation, the promises made to the tribal people were being fulfilled. Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has approved to integrate 3,244 Khasadars from South Waziristan while provincial government is bringing ordinance for the remaining Khasadars, after which the remaining Khasadars will also become part of the regular police force.
The Chief Minister has also approved 196 children of police martyrs to be recruited as a ASI in the police. Ajmal Wazir said that the capacity of Corona Testing in the province would be increased to five thousand.
He said that So far the total number of cases in the province is 744 while the number of treated and recovered persons from Corona has been 145 and 34 people have died.
He said in the last 24 hours, 47 new Corona cases have been reported in the province.
He said that Chief Minister Mahmood Khan himself was monitoring all arrangements regarding the corona pandamic.
“Paramedic staff, police and army who are fighting on front line against the corona virus and they our our heroes and the whole nation will always remember them as a maseeha” ajmal Wazir added. He said that people from all walks of life, business community, religious scholars were standing with the provincial government against the pandamic impact of corona.