Lockdown yielding positive results: President
GILGIT: President Dr Arif Alvi has appealed the people to observe precautionary measures to prevent spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Addressing a function here on Sunday, the President said lockdown is yielding positive results in facing the challenge of COVID-19. He said National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has provided 15,000 testing kits and other protective equipment to Gilgit-Baltistan like other parts of the country.
The President assured that additional protective equipment will be provided to the region if need arises. He said joint efforts are needed to cope with the pandemic.
Dr Arif Alvi said that he will personally monitor supply of essential goods to Utility Stores in Gilgit-Baltistan and concerned departments will ensure timely supply of these commodities. – TLTP