Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed hope that the country will soon be able to overcome the coronavirus and praised the the Punjab government for making a field hospital in Lahore Expo center in a record nine days.
These views were expressed by Imran Khan on a visit to the Expo Center Field Hospital where he also inspected the treatment facilities for coronavirus affected patients.
During the visit, Prime Minister Imran Khan inspected various sections of the field hospital. The Prime Minister also visited diagnostic counters, rescue, command and control room, ambulance and other facilities.
During the visit, Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar briefed Prime Minister Imran Khan that the hospital carries all necessary facilities. Also highlighted the joint efforts of Health Department. District Administration, Rescue 1122 and other departments.
During the visit, PM Imran Khan said that the Punjab government has established the 1000-bed expo center hospital in record time. Soon enough, the country will be able to overcome the coronavirus.
Earlier, when Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Lahore, he was accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry. Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood, Special Assistants to the PM Dr Sania Nishtar, Shahzad Akbar and Usman Dar.
Earlier, in a tweet, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the government had previously kept the agricultural sector open to prevent devastating effects of a lockdown on the underprivileged. Now the construction sector is also being opened.
Prime Minister Imran Khan wrote that because of the coronavirus, the government had to close educational institutions. Malls, wedding halls, restaurants and public gatherings in the country.
He said that due to the high poverty rate in the region, the government has to strike a balance between prevention of the virus. As well as prevention of more poverty and hunger.