PM Imran, COAS Bajwa briefed on COVID-19 measures in NCOC visit

PM Imran, COAS Bajwa briefed on COVID-19 measures in NCOC visit

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday visited the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Director-General (DG) NCOC Major General Asif Mahmood Goraya apprised the PM and the army chief on the latest situation of coronavirus, measures in place to contain the spread of the disease and vaccine administration, including future COVID-19 management strategy.

The statement added that PM Imran appreciated the efforts of the NCOC and all federating units for a synergised response during the pandemic for ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the people of Pakistan.

He directed all stakeholders to maximise efforts for mandatory vaccination drive and enforcement of requisite Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs).

Later, PM Imran presented NCOC memento to Lieutenant General Hamood Uz Zaman Khan, on his retirement, for outstanding services rendered as the National Coordinator at the NCOC, the statement said.

As per the statement, Lt Gen Zaman was lauded for playing an instrumental role in the nation’s fight against COVID-19 through flawless management of resources and seamless coordination among all stakeholders.