NDMA achieved target of 2000 oxygen beds for Corona patients: Asad


Staff Reporter

Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiative Asad Umar has said that the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has achieved the target of providing 2000 Oxygen beds to hospitals across the county before time which is commendable.
In a tweet here on Wednesday, Asad Umar who also heads National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) for Covid-19 said, “The federal government had decided to ensure availability of 1000 oxygen beds by end June while 2000 beds by end of July especially for corona patients in critical health.”
Expressing utmost satisfaction over the performance of NDMA in this regard, he said by now 2,277 beds had been made available in various hospitals across the country and more work was in progress.
Meanwhile in another tweet, the Minister Planning said that during previous four months, an amount of Rs 194 billion had been distributed among 169 million families under Ehsaas Programme.
Asad Umar said this happened for first time in history of Pakistan as one out of two families in the country received cash relief.

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