Pak Army’s top commanders discuss steps to contain coronavirus

By: News Desk      Published: 02:26 AM, 23 Mar, 2020
Pak Army’s top commanders discuss steps to contain coronavirus
Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa presides over the Corps Commanders Conference at GHQ in Rawalpindi on Sunday.–File photo

The corps commanders of the Pakistan Army met in Rawalpindi late Sunday to discuss the situation arising out of coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Presiding over the Corps Commanders Conference at Pakistan Army’s General Headquarters, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the army would continue to serve and safeguard the nation. He said nothing could defeat a responsible and courageous nation.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), media wing of the Pakistan Army, coronavirus outbreak in the country was the sole agenda of the conference. The corps commanders attended the conference through video link and reviewed the measures for protection of people and prevention of novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. The participants in the conference also reviewed Pakistan Army’s preparedness to help the civil administration. They directed contingents of the Pakistan Army to be ready along with medical supplies to help the civil administration on a short notice.