Zartaj for unified efforts to fight against coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Climate Change, Zartaj Gul Wazir Wednesday underlined the need to take unified efforts to fight against the spreading of coronavirus challenges as this was not time to do politics on the deadly pandemic.

The government was making all out-efforts and solid measures to curb the menace of coronavirus outbreak as the World Health Organisation (WHO) had lauded timely reaction of the Pakistani government to stop this epidemic, she said while talking to a private news channel.

The minister said the opposition parties should refrain to do politics for political point scoring and advantages on sensitive issue.

She urged the people to adopt precautionary measures by avoiding hand shacks and maintain social distancing to protect their lives. Prime Minister Imran Khan asked the masses to take self-isolation to prevent the coronavirus.

She said the complete lockdown could have serious implications on the country.