Provision of edible items to people will be ensured: Asad


Islamabad: March 28, 2020 (TNS): Planning Minister Asad Umar says provision of edible items to the people will be ensured.

He was addressing a meeting on coronavirus through video-link in Islamabad today.

Asad Umar said provision of medicines and interrupted power supply to the industry will also be made sure. He said precautionary measures will be adopted for laborers of essential industries still in operation.

It was decided that recommendations made in the meeting will be presented to the National Coordination Committee after holding consultations with the provinces.

The meeting overviewed the economic situation of the country in the wake of pandemic. It was attended by Ministers of Energy, Food, Economic Affairs and provincial representatives.