Situation related to coronavirus pandemic controlled in Pakistan: Railway Minister

Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said that situation related to coronavirus pandemic is controlled in Pakistan.
He stated this while addressing a Ration Distribution Ceremony for porters at Lahore Railways Station.
Give me some time, the minister said, adding that he has its own way of working. “I have talked to Prime Minister Imran Khan on this issue a day ago and will talk to him tomorrow again.”
“Media will get the good news before Ramazan,” he said.
He said that Pakistan Railways has donated Rs50.8 million in Prime Minister Imran Khan’s corona relief fund.
“Each railway porter will get Rs12,000 from the Ehsaas Cash Programme,” said Rasheed, adding that Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has donated Rs 3,000 bags to him to distribute among the porters in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad.
Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said that forensic report of sugar price hike could get delayed by 10 days. He claimed that violators of section 144 were released in Balochistan and Punjab on his request. “It’s my request to Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah to release section 144 violators as other provinces did”.
On Saturday, Sheikh Rashid said that he had advised PM Imran to reconcile with Pakistan media in light of its responsible coverage of the coronavirus situation in the country.

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