Senator Rehman asks govt to impose medical emergency, forms ACVC

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ISLAMABAD : Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Senator A. Rehman Malik has shown his serious apprehensions that Coronavirus will multiply its victims in Pakistan in the coming weeks and hence nation needs an effective advisory and monitory committee to have SOS control and bring the entire efforts regulated through the proposed committee. Reinforcing his demand of imposing curfew across the country, he said that nation is witnessing rising toll of confirmed cases therefore the government immediately declare a health emergency in the country . Senator Rehman Malik advised the government to constitute an independent and high powered ‘AntiCoronavirus Committee’ consisting of 14 experts that should regulate and monitor the actions and measures of governments both federal and provisional against this deadly virus. He proposed that the operation of said AntiCoronavirus Committee (ACVC) may be given a temporary cover through ordinance as the parliament is not in session.