.Sarwar calls on president, PM, discuss issues of mutual interest

LAHORE:   Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad
Sarwar called on President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar also inaugurated Corona Telemedicine
Helpline Call Center at PIMS. While talking to media, Punjab Governor
Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that number of telemedicine centers in
Punjab and Azad Kashmir has crossed 32 and steps are being taken for
setting up more centers as well. He said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s
Rs 1000 billion economic package is clear proof of the fact that government
is putting in order comprehensive measures for welfare of the nation and
development of the country.
According to a communiqué issued by Governor House Lahore on
Wednesday, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar called on
President Dr. Arif Alvi at Presidency and Prime Minister Imran Khan at
Prime Minister House, and briefed them about Governor Punjab
Telemedicine Helpline Call Centre as well as telemedicine centers
established in medical universities and various cities of Punjab including
Lahore. He also apprised them about the facilities being provided to people
at these centres; care of corona-infected people; provision of free ration to
their families and other measures taken in this regard.
Later, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar along with PTI
Senator Dr. Waseem inaugurated Anti-Corona Telemedicine Centre at
PIMS Hospital Islamabad. Talking to media on this occasion, Punjab
Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that people from abroad also
contacting telemedicine centers in Punjab and Azad Kashmir through
telephone calls and taking guidance/advisory regarding prevention from
corona pandemic. He said Governor Punjab Telemedicine Helpline Call
Centre has received more than 20,000 phone calls from all over Pakistan
during last 24 hours, and more than 2,000 doctors are performing duties in
all the telemedicine centers, and number of doctors registered for serving
at these centre is over 3,500. No doubt, coronavirus can be defeated only
by adopting precautionary measures therefore all must follow safety
measures against this deadly virus.
Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that under the
dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the government is fully
alert to the corona hazards and monitoring the situation minutely and taking
decisions/measures accordingly to protect the countrymen from this
dreadful disease. Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said that Rs 1,000 billion
economic package announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan for exports
and other sectors of economy and specially for the poor and daily wage
earners, would definitely help mitigate the people’s problems in this time of
trial.

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