Govt stands with virus patients in hour of difficulty: Shahryar Afridi
PESHAWAR: Federal Minister for SAFRON and Anti Narcotics Shahryar Afridi here Wednesday said that the government was standing with the coronavirus patients in this hour of need and would continue efforts till the last patient is treated in the country.
Addressing a press conference here, the minister said Prime Minister Imran Khan has established “Corona Relief Fund” and urged philanthropists and well-off people to generously donate in it besides reaching out to the vulnerable segments of the society in their respective areas for assistance.
He said it was their collective responsibility to help the poor, marginalized in the wake of coronavirus crisis. He said people of all walks of life have shown unshakable confidence and trust in the decisions and policies of Prime Minister Imran Khan in the wake of coronavirus crisis and are following government’s instructions.
He said the Prime Minister of Pakistan and Chief Minister KP have announced gigantic relief packages to help poor people, daily wagers, labourers and other vulnerable segments of society, who lost jobs due to lockdown imposed to prevent spread of the coronavirus. – APP