President Dr. Arif Alvi has termed the doctors as heroes who lost their lives in fight against coronavirus.
In a tweet on Monday on death of pathologist Dr. Aurangzeb and pediatrician Dr. Muhammad Azam Khan due to COVID-19 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, he said the nation acknowledged their sacrifice.
The President also offered condolences to the families of the deceased doctors.
My condolences to their families. Nation thanks them, who have sacrificed their lives & health professionals who are at increasing risk. They are our heroes. But as we recognize them, we must insist that we practice SOPs. Wear masks, wash hands, & keep social distance everywhere. https://t.co/UJr2G7YNDl— Dr. Arif Alvi (@ArifAlvi) June 1, 2020
In tweet, while replying the tweet by Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada, Dr. Arif Alvi said it is important not to forget the neglected strata of society, particularly orphans, differently-abled and thalassemia affected children during fight against Coronavirus.
Ambassador Alizada on his twitter handle had shared a picture captioned as nice memories from last year celebration of International Children Day for special children hosted by the President at Aiwan-e-Sadr.
Dr Arif Alvi said because of COVID-19, the presidency this year had missed such functions where orphans, differently abled, thalassemia affected children, and many others from neglected strata of society were invited.