ISLAMABAD, November 22 (online): Federal Ministers have slammed opposition’s Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) for insisting on holding rally in Peshawar despite government’s ban due to surging corona virus cases in the country.
Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that opposition wants to slaughter the entire cow for its 2kg meat.
Federal minister in his tweet used the example of a cow to explain the situation. “The Opposition wants to sacrifice the entire cow for its 2kg meat,” he said, “Fools, if the disease continues to spread and people’s lives are on stake, then for what purpose are you doing politics for?”
He said that politics and power were connected with people’s lives and well-being. “Change your strategy; if you really want to hold jalsas then hold virtual ones,” he added in the tweet.
Federal Minister for Planning and Development, while sharing the rising Corona virus cases figure, said that these numbers are being shared to send a message to political leaders that the novel virus is threating lives.
Asad Umar said in his tweet that that corona virus patients on ventilators in last 15 days rose by 200% in Peshawar, Multan 200%, Karachi 148%, Lahore 114%, and Islamabad 65%.
He also revealed that Multan and Islamabad’s ventilators capacity utilization has reached 70 percent.
Federal Minister for Industries and Production Hammad Azhar said that ‘spread corona virus movement’ of opposition proves how selfish opposition is.