Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan
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ISLAMABAD, Jun 16 (APP):Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan Tuesday said that the government would not tolerate violation of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Talking to a private news channel, Ali Muhammad said that protection of life and property of people was the prime responsibility of the government and no stone would be left unturned to fulfill the responsibility.

He said the center government is making efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 from the day first, adding, government is increasing its testing capabilities to deal with the challenge of coronavirus.

The SOPs and guidelines issued with the mutual consensus of health experts must be followed strictly in order to create balance between economic activities and controlling spread of this pandemic, he advised.