EFP President lauds govt’s efforts in vaccinating public

KARACHI:  President of Employers’ Federation of Pakistan Ismail Suttar appreciated the efforts of the government and other authorities during the ongoing coronavirus vaccination drive.

In a statement, the businessman appreciated the role of the government of Pakistan, Health Ministry and National Command Operation Centre (NCOC) as well as the provincial authorities in making excellent arrangements for the general public in providing vaccine shots.

The EFP president said that it was exemplary that the authorities have dedicated expo centres, stadiums, civil hospitals, university departments, arts councils, and railway dispensaries for vaccination shows true commitment on part of the authorized in prioritizing the lives of the citizens.

Ismail Suttar said that with every passing day Pakistan is breaking its previous record of single-day death counts. The business community must realize this and not treat the vaccine as a commodity whenever it is opened for private import and distribution.

He also felicitated the Government in having successfully negotiated with the Chinese on procurement of COVID doses and is hopeful that the recent visit of the Russian Foreign Minister, will act as a catalyst in achieving an even greater mark of inoculated citizens.

Suttar further said the EFP congratulates the Government on offering first-class treatment to all citizen, a practice adopted by advanced countries like the United States and Canada.