AJK PM warns people to refrain from taking undue advantage of relaxation of Lock-down in the State:


Altaf Hamid Rao.

MIRPUR (AJK):     Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan on Saturday warned that the government would not allow anyone to take advantage of the relaxation in lock-down and play with the lives of people.

He expressed these views after reviewing the lock-down situation and arrangements made by the district administration for the Ramadan in Hattian Bala bazaar during visit to his constituency Jhelum valley district on Saturday.

The Prime Minister further said that purpose of the relaxation in lock-down was to minimize the sufferings of people. “I don’t means that gatherings had been permitted in the markets. Government’s measures to curtail the coronavirus would be fruitless if the public is not willing to cooperate”, the premier added.

He urged the masses to show sense of responsibility, celebrate Eid with simplicity and take care of the basic needs the deserving people around them.

Raja Farooq Haider also appealed the public to offer special prayers to Almighty Allah for his divine blessings, mercy and protection from the coronavirus pandemic in the holy month of Ramadan.

He also issued directives to the district administration and met with the party workers during the visit.

Earlier, Prime Minister visited the house of former ASI Shakeel Awan at Chattiyan and offered fatiha for his departed soul.

Later, he attended the funeral ceremony of the son of former advisor to the government late Muhammad Khan Kiani at Gujjar Bandi area of Chinnari and expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of Shah Nawaz Kiani.

Raja Farooq Haider Khan condoled with the bereaved family over the sad demise.