Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shibli Faraz says Prime Minister Imran Khan is following a consistent policy to boost the national economy besides containing the spread of coronavirus outbreak.
Talking to a private news channel, he said, Pakistan is a poor country and cannot afford complete lockdown for its serious negative implications on the country’s economy. The minister said the COVID-19 is a global issue, and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s policy of smart lockdown has been acknowledged by the world countries as well. He said the prime minister has demonstarted dynamic leadership qualities during the ongoing pandemic.
Shibli Faraz said the government will not impose a complete lockdown as it is not the solution of the deadly virus.
He said all the decisions have been taken in consensus with all the takeholders durig the meetings in the National Command Operation Center to control the COVID-19.