Fawad calls for strict implementation of SOPs


ISLAMABAD, Jun 05 (DNA):Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry Friday emphasised for proper implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) against coronavirus in the Parliament House and warned that physical sessions of two houses in parliament can be more challenging situation.

   Talking to a private news channel, he said in results of the direct sessions of Parliament we are witnessing number of coronavirus related death and cases among Members of Parliament who have become victims of coronavirus after the live session.

   He further said no doubt Parliament sessions are necessary but people’s health is also important.

   He said many other countries, including  Brazil, China, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway  and Taiwan are  utilising videoconferencing and/or other electronic means to maintain some legislative activities.

  Furthermore, lawmakers can hold the upcoming sessions in any open areas with proper maintaining social distancing , less number of members and following all SOPs, he suggested.

      Replying a question related to lockdown, Fawad ch said, corona pandemic is a global threat confronted by all the nations of the world not only Pakistan facing this critical situation and stressed that everyone must follow WHO guidelines and SOPs. DNA