RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director- General Major General Babar Iftikhar stated on Monday that coronavirus was a danger that “we have never seen in our lifetimes” however that the Pakistan Army was totally knowledgeable about its task and would counter the pandemic with the country’s aid.
Resolving an interview in Rawalpindi and wanting people on the Pakistan Resolution Day, Major General Iftikhar stated that he wanted to apprise the nation’s people of the military’s efforts in the war versus COVID-19, which has actually up until now contaminated over 880 people and left a minimum of 6 people dead.
“The borders had been closed as a preventive measure but the actual border is between the man and the coronavirus, which we have yet to take control of,” he stated.
“This will only be possible through self-discipline and cooperation. The best defense against the coronovirus is cooperation,” he stated, including that Pakistan was dealing with a severe obstacle which just with individuals’s belief in the state might this problem be dealt with.
“Pakistan Army is well aware of its responsibility and will bring all of its resources to use,” he stated, guaranteeing the people that the army was standing along with its people.
” The Other Day [Sunday] night, in an unique corps leaders conference to handle coronavirus, Pakistan Army’s help to civil organizations and its strategy was evaluated,” the military’s representative stated.
“Despite being deployed at the Line of Control (LoC) and the western border, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Javed Qamar Bajwa has directed that all available soldiers and the Army’s medical resources be deployed to tackle the coronavirus,” he kept in mind.
“The government of Pakistan has summoned the Pakistan Army under Article 245 in aid of civil power,” he added.
“According to the notification issued by the federal and provincial governments, only hospitals, shops selling food items, medical stores, and food and medicine manufacturing industries would only remain open, while schools shall remain closed,” he added.
Significant General Iftikhar worried that the gas pumps and markets would stay open just according to the timings released by the particular provincial federal governments.
The representative likewise pointed out that General Bajwa had actually chosen to contribute one month’s wage to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, while personnel in between the ranks of brigadier to lieutenant general would contribute 3 days’ worth of their wages. The personnel below the colonel rank and soldiers would contribute 2 and one days’ worth of their wages, respectively, he added.
Significant General Iftikhar likewise advised people to follow the standards released by health authorities and the federal government.
With regard to the Pakistan Day, he stated that the people– the beneficiaries of those who defended the nation’s self-reliance– “face a new challenge, an evil that has taken over the entire world … so much so that even the developed nations seem powerless against COVID-19”.
When again join with an enthusiasm for safe Pakistan,
The army representative added that there was a need for everybody to. “Today is also a day to remember our Kashmiri brothers and sisters, who, despite being helpless in the face of the worst state-sanctioned terrorism and this natural disaster, are an example of resistance in their fight for the right to self-determination,” he added.
“People of the occupied Kashmir will be successful in their struggle,” he concluded.
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