Minister: (Entire world including Pakistan confronting economic crunch due to Covid-19: Asad)

Islamabad:Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has said the threat of coronavirus is still there and if the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are not followed the virus can spread again.

Talking to a private news channel, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s policy of smart lockdown against the pandemic has remained successful.

He urged the people to continue to adopt precautionary measures such as wearing masks, avoiding handshakes and washing hands frequently. He said the whole world including Pakistan is confronting economic crunch due to the coronavirus.