Around 45,000 Tiger Force volunteers in action to combat COVID-19: Dar
ISLAMABAD: The government has fully activated the Prime Minister’s Corona Relief Tiger Force (CRTF) in multiple cities to assist the civil administrations in carrying out the rescue and relief activities amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Out of 185,000 volunteers, called for duties, about 45,000 have been assigned to perform various duties in different parts of the country, assisting the civil administrations in carrying out relief activities, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Muhammad Usman Dar told the Commissioners of various areas via video link.
In separate teleconferences with the local administrations of Faisalabad, Multan and Sargodha, Usman Dar stressed over the phase-wise engagement of about one million registered volunteers of the CRTF across the country.
He underlined the need for enhanced coordination among various tiers of civil administration to maximize service delivery of volunteers registered under the PM’s CRTF.
Appreciating the spirit of volunteerism among CRTF members, the SAPM said that their passion of community work during the global pandemic was praiseworthy.
The virtual meetings were held separately with Commissioner Sargodha Dr. Farah Masood, Commissioner Faisalabad Ishrat Ali and Commissioner Multan Shan ul Haq. Respective Deputy Commissioners of all districts falling in these divisions shared updated status of duties assigned to volunteers of CRTF, said a news release issued here on Wednesday. - APP