Chief Minister Punjab visits Corona Crisis Management Cell at Civil Secretariat

Lahore, March 31, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar visited Corona Crisis Management Cell at civil secretariat. He was briefed that Corona Crisis Management Cell has been established to monitor the coronavirus situation in the province. Corona Crisis Management Cell is reviewing the situation at global, national, provincial and tehsil levels. He was further briefed that supply and demand of edibles and flour in different districts is also being monitored and the concerned departments are informed about the supply and requirements of commodities.

 

Data of those who violated Section 144 has also been compiled in Corona Crisis Management Cell. The Chief Minister was briefed that 6154 FIRs has been registered across the province and action has been taken against more than 10,000 people for violating Section 144 imposed to deal with Coronavirus. Corona Crisis Management Cell has representatives of Rescue and other concerned departments. Usman Buzdar was informed that the situation arising due to the arrival of pilgrims from various places is also being monitored.

 

Additional Chief Secretary Home Momin Ali Agha gave a detailed briefing to the Chief Minister about the Corona Crisis Management Cell. The chief minister said that setting up of Corona Crisis Management Cell is a commendable step as timely monitoring of the situation occurred by a pandemic is very important. Provincial Law Minister Raja Basharat, Provincial Secretaries and others were also present on the occasion.

 

For more information, contact:

Directorate General Public Relations

Government of the Punjab

Lahore, Pakistan

Tel: +92-42-9201390-86

Website: www.punjab.gov.pk

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