NCC reaffirms govt’s commitment to protect people from coronavirus

By: Sabah News      Published: 10:27 PM, 14 Mar, 2020
NCC reaffirms govt’s commitment to protect people from coronavirus

First meeting of the National Coordination Committee on coronavirus held in Islamabad on Saturday reaffirmed the government’s commitment to utilise all out resources to protect people from the killer bug.

The meeting was chaired by Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Zafar Mirza who is also convener of the committee.

It was attended by DG ISPR in person and provincial chief ministers through video link. Other participants included Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, Special Assistant on National Security Division Dr Moeed Yusuf, Secretaries Health, Finance, Information and Broadcasting and NDMA chairman.

The meeting overviewed the implementation of the decisions of Friday’s meeting of National Security Committee. The meeting was informed that provinces have started implementing the decisions made in NSC meeting.

Addressing the meeting, Dr Zafar Mirza said: “Coronavirus is a national challenge and implementation of joint National Action Plan is being ensured to cope with the situation.”