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SOPs breach increasing cases, deaths: governor Sarwar

Lahore

May 27, 2020

LAHORE:Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar has said federal and provincial governments will decide about relaxing or tightening the lockdown.

People are not ready to take coronavirus serious in Pakistan. Cases of coronavirus and death toll are rising because people are not following SOPs. We assure people that transparent investigation will be done in plane crash. The Prime Minister has strictly instructed that merit must be guiding principle during investigation. Coronavirus has still not ended. Disastrous impacts of lockdown are still unmitigated therefore we will continue distribution of ration from platform of PDN, the governor said.

He visited home of deceased Pilot Sajjad Gul and also visited Child Protection and Welfare Bureau along with first wife Perveen Sarwar in Lahore.

We will not only address all concerns of family of late pilot about investigation, but will also continuously keep them on board on advancement in investigation proceedings.

Whole nation has celebrated Eid with simplicity due to plane crash. We are celebrating Eid with simplicity due to incident, the governor said. Father of deceased Pilot Sajjad Gul on the occasion also grilled PIA authorities and expressed no confidence over any inquiry ordered by the airline.

While answering a question, the governor added, it is true that easing lockdown has escalated corona cases. Nonetheless, people are flouting precautionary measures. Society is still not serious about the intensity of pouncing threat of corona. Federation along with consultation of provinces will decide future of lockdown in Pakistan.

Governor Ch Sarwar offered Eid prayer at Governor House by following social distancing SOPs. He also said that people of Jammu & Kashmir are offering prayers in stringer curfew imposed by fascist Modi government. He welcomes OIC condemnation of new Kashmiri domicile law. The governor added that all Indian attempts of changing demographics in Jammu & Kashmir will be foiled. While commenting on locus attack on plants, he said, ‘we are taking all preventive measures to dismantle deadly locust attack on plants in Punjab.