Opening of transport can cause spread of coronavirus: Caretaker CM GB

Special Correspondent

 

GILGIT: Caretaker Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan DIG (r) Mir Afzal on Friday said that opening of transport and tourism is still threat as it can cause spread of Covid 19 in the region. He said that caretaker government is consulting with the health experts and local administration for implementation of SOPs which is design for said sections .  He said across the country government was facing the shortage of oxygen, therefor, Gilgit Baltistan government has decided to establish oxygen generation plant in GB. Chief Minister vowed to provide  all  health facilities to corona patients and would protect to doctors and paramedical staff .He ordered to extend necessary facilities to Mehmood Abad and Basin isolation centers for care and recoveries. It was good luck for government that army backing them Chief Minister added. Meanwhile, local administration briefed the caretaker Chief Minister on corona situation