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Opposition would be responsible if lives are lost: Shibli Faraz

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz has said that the coronavirus epidemic is a global reality and it is not an invention of any mind.

“The court decision has also come, the opposition should come to its senses and not become enemy of the people,” he said.

“If God forbid, any precious lives are lost, the opposition and organisers of rallies will be responsible,” he declared in a tweet.

Coronavirus cases have increased in Pakistan. The total number of people infected with Corona in Pakistan has reached 368,665 while 7,561 deaths have been reported.

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The opposition is holding rallies in the country despite the coronavirus. The Peshawar district administration has refused to allow the PDM to hold a meeting in view of the growing cases of the coronavirus.

Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Ali Asghar said that the number of coronavirus in Peshawar is constantly increasing. The rate of the cases of the virus in Peshawar has increased by 13 percent.

The district administration stated that the corona could spread further due to a public gathering in Peshawar.  On the other hand, the PDM is adamant to continue its rallies across the country. As per the opposition leaders, the rallies will continue even without the permission of the government.  

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