KARACHI: Sindh government has decided to make Karachi Expo Center a 10,000-bed hospital.
An important meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Sindh was attended by provincial ministers, Dr Azraah Pechoho, Saeed Ghani, Advisor Law, Corps Commander Karachi Lieutenant General Humayun Aziz, Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah, DG Rangers Omar Bukhari and IG Police Mushtaq Mahar.
It was decided in the meeting that a hospital would also be set up at the Expo Center in Karachi which would consist of 10,000 beds.
Speaking at the meeting, Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah said that one would start from the hall and increase it.
On this occasion, the corps commander Karachi assured full cooperation in the decision to set up a hospital and isolation center at the Expo Center and said that we would support and assist the Sindh government in every way.
According to the spokesman of the Chief Minister Sindh, a team of Corps Commander Karachi and Sindh government is being formed which will carry out the task while Saeed Ghani will lead the committee from Sindh and the commission will also include Commissioner Karachi. Brigadier Sami and his team will be from Karachi.
Speaking at the meeting, Murad Ali Shah said that due to the closure of the cities, the poor people are worried about food. We want to send ration in the homes of poor people.
Sindh Chief Minister directed to send 2 million ration bags to the poor people which would include rice, flour, three types of pulses, ghee, sugar, tea leaves, dried milk and spices.
Murad Ali Shah said that this is a crisis of the world, it should have a meeting of the heads of the world and devised strategies to tackle it. Social distances should be restricted to large gatherings and should be strictly quarantined.
Chief Minister Sindh said at the meeting that another patient, the third case has recovered and this is a good sign that the result of our timely action.
It should be noted that in Corona virus 2 people have been killed in Pakistan while the total number of affected people has increased to more than 300 across the country.
The Sindh government is placing pilgrims from Iran through Taftan Border in Quarantine Centers in Sukkur, where the number of pilgrims has exceeded 1,000.