ISLAMABAD: Stating that no country and no locale on earth can stand to be lethargic to the coronavirus pandemic, Pakistan on Sunday called for battling “the most genuine worldwide wellbeing crisis over the most recent 100 years” with aggregate endeavors and proposed that a “provincial system” be created by part conditions of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) for sharing “malady reconnaissance information, predominance and occurrence of transmittable sicknesses and general wellbeing occasions of local noteworthiness”.
The proposition was made by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr Zafar Mirza during a video meeting of the Saarc pioneers facilitated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to talk about and figure a joint system for controling the spread of coronavirus, deductively known as COVID-19, which had just tainted more than 155,000 individuals in 138 nations, bringing about almost 6,000 passings over the globe.
Other than Mr Modi, the video gathering was gone to by Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheik Hasina, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Nepal’s Prime Minister Sharma Oli, Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lotay Tshering and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
The SAPM likewise raised the issue of lockdown in India-held Kashmir since August a year ago and encouraged New Delhi to lift the lockdown to guarantee regulation and aid projects in the region taking into account wellbeing crisis. “It involves worry that COVID-19 has been accounted for from Jammu and Kashmir and taking into account a wellbeing crisis, it is basic that all lockdown in the region must be lifted promptly,” he included.