Tuesday, February 7

Tag: Planning Minister Asad Umar

NCOC: (NCOC decides to review prevailing COVID-19 situation)

ISLAMABAD: National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) has decided to review prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country and formulate comprehensive response to check any possible resurgence of the pandemic to ensure public health and safety. Planning Minister Asad Umar chaired the NCOC meeting here on Thursday. The forum decided that the review report will be shared with all stakeholders for their input and after consensus, implementation strategy will be issued in next few days. Speaking on the occasion, Asad Umar emphasized that public safety is of utmost importance. He said success of national anti-COVID efforts should not be allowed to go waste. Health experts apprised the forum of pattern and prevalence of possible second wave in the world and particularly in the region. ...

NCOC: (NCOC allows resumption of secondary classes from September 23)

Islamabad:The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) on Tuesday allowed resumption of secondary classes from September 23 after reviewing the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. According to a statement issued by the NCOC, Planning Minister Asad Umar, Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood, Interior Minister Brig (r) Ijaz Ahmad Shah, and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Faisal Sultan, as well as the provincial education ministers and secretary education attended the Tuesday’s meeting.