Pakistan to support AJK against evil epidemic: Gandapur

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ISLAMABAD The Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs Ali Ameen Gandapur called on Prime Minister Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan at Jammu and Kashmir House here and discussed with him the latest situation arising out of the corona pandemic in the region. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan told him that AJK government despite its limited resources taking all possible measures to protest the masses from the deadly virus. He further told that AJK so far has one corona positive case. ‘The government is actively tracing all those who recently returned to the state from foreign countries’, he added. Raja Farooq Haider Khan expressed hope that government of Pakistan would also include the liberated territory in its all anti-corona programs and packages. Speaking on the occasion, Ali Ameen Gandapur appreciated Prime Minister Farooq Haider for taking solid steps and protective measures to save the citizen from corona virus. The Minister assured that government of Pakistan would extend all out support to AJK in this regard. Meanwhile, AJK government has compiled the digital data of the citizens who recently traveled to or from the state for their essential medical checkup and monitoring purpose. The data and the visited locations of the travelers were traced through modern means. The government is set to send its officials door to door to the recent travelers for screening and monitoring. The AJK Revenue Department was also compiling the manual record of the recent travelers. Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan appealed such travelers to voluntarily contact the relevant government departments for their mandatory screening and checkup.