CM asks citizens to follow corona SOPS

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Amraiz Khan

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Monday asked the citizens to follow guidelines for safety from the second wave of coronavirus.

The chief minister said that 704 new cases and 13 deaths were reported during the last 24 hours in the province while 16,777 were also tested during this period.

Meanwhile, the total number of active corona cases has reached 5222 as 3310924 have so far been tested in the province. A total of 5363 have died of the corona, concluded the CM.

On the other hand, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar extended felicitations to Baloch brethren on the eve of Baloch Culture Day, saying that he is also a Baloch and his tribe is also settled in Balochistan.

The CM observed that the traditional culture and heritage of the province of Balochistan depicts peace and unity.

The purpose of celebrating this day is to promote brotherhood, affinity and intern-provincial harmony, he added, and emphasised that the nations which remember their culture thrive.

All the Pakistani communities are conjoined in a strong bond of unity and the traits of patriotism and love are very conspicuous in the Baloch culture, he continued.

The culture of Balochistan enjoys a unique identity as the province has remained an abode of traditions and culture. The days of other cultures will also be celebrated with full zeal, announced the CM.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar wended his way through the upland areas of Nandana in Pind Dadan Khan Tehsil of Jhelum to review the steps taken for the promotion of tourism. He sauntered several kilometres and enjoyed the spring’s freshwater.

On the occasion, the CM announced to develop Nandana as a tourist hub by improving roads infrastructure. I will visit this area again and Baghawala village will also be developed as a modern hamlet, he added.