KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Wednesday met with a delegation of the Members of National and Provincial Assemblies at Governor’s House Karachi.
Leader of the Opposition in Sindh Assembly, MPA Firdous Shamim Naqvi and PTI leaders including Haleem Adil Sheikh, Khurram Sher Zaman, Aftab Siddiqui and Ashraf Qureshi were among the members of the delegation, said a spokesperson to the Sindh Governor.
Talking to the delegation, the Governor asked the delegation to deliver Personal protective equipment (PPEs), surgical masks, face sheets and sanitizer to the hospitals, in accordance with the directives of the Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The Governor said that the medical equipment in a container should be provided Chandka Medical College Hospital, Larkana, Shikarpur and Ghotki hospitals.
He said that social distancing is a need of the hour to stay safe from COVID-19. The people should strictly follow the standard operating procedures and protective guidelines regarding COVID-19 as long as there is no vaccine against this epidemic, he added.
Governor said that it should be noted that young doctors of the province are protesting against non-provision of PPEs. He urged the PTI leaders to address genuine grievances of doctors’ community treating patients of COVID-19.
He appreciated the paramedical staff, doctors and nurses for playing front line roles in treating the patients across the country. PTI-led government is determined to strengthen the national institutions, he added.
Governor said that the government is making comprehensive plans regarding the situation due to the pandemic. He said that people should ensure that they are following SOPs, laid out by the government while celebrating Eid this year.
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