PM summons NCC meeting today

Observer Report

Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned a meeting of the National Coordination Committee for Covid-19 on Friday as key decisions are expected from the meeting in the wake of rising coronavirus cases and deaths.

The meeting was called after Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar and SAPM on Health Dr Faisal Sultan met with Prime Minister Imran Khan here at PM House on Thursday.

During the meeting, the NCOC head and SAPM briefed the prime minister in detail about the Covid-19 situation in the country.

The meeting summoned by Prime Minister Imran Khan will be held at the PM House on Friday at 1200:pm. The meeting would be briefed on the nationwide Covid-19 situation.

It is pertinent to mention here that the Covid-19 situation has taken an alarming turn in the country during the third wave as the latest statistics of the NCOC showed the coronavirus has claimed 98 more coronavirus-related deaths during the last 24 hours, lifting the overall death toll to 16,698.

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