- Fawad Chaudhry says Pakistan dealing with an oxygen disaster, however nonetheless no have to panic.
- Says govt will import oxygen from China and Iran and search assist from the economic sector if the necessity arises.
- Says the government is at the moment extra involved with how one can scale back the variety of infections on a week-to-week foundation.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Data and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry mentioned Tuesday Pakistan will import oxygen from Iran and China if the nation’s coronavirus scenario worsens.
The minister was addressing a press convention the place he was talking concerning the coronavirus scenario within the nation.
Chaudhry mentioned Pakistan would import oxygen from Iran and China if the coronavirus scenario within the nation worsens. He mentioned it was a bit troublesome to convey oxygen into the nation from different states as it’s not potential to move it into the nation by way of air.
“Oxygen has to be transported via land,” he mentioned, including that whereas Pakistan is dealing with a disaster, there may be nonetheless no have to panic proper now.
The minister additionally spoke concerning the coronavirus vaccination course of, including that two million Pakistanis had obtained the coronavirus jab until now.
“More than one billion people across the world have gotten vaccinated,” he mentioned, urging Pakistanis to not be hesitant concerning the vaccine’s unwanted side effects.
Nevertheless, the minister mentioned vaccines had been a short-term answer to the issue and its outcomes would take time to have an effect.
“[While vaccinations are necessary and the process is underway] the government is currently more concerned with how to reduce the number of infections on a week-to-week basis,” he mentioned.
Talking concerning the electoral reforms, Chaudhry mentioned the prime minister, in a gathering at present, had requested for a report on the problem.
“The technical part of electronic machines have been completed,” he mentioned.