):Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmad

LAHORE, May 30 (APP):Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed appreciated timely and effective steps taken
by the Punjab government against coronavirus and termed measures exemplary.
In a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at the CM house here
on Saturday, he said the Punjab government had taken practical measures to prevent
Matters regarding mutual interests and overall situation came under discussion
during the meeting.
The chief minister told Sheikh Rashid Ahmed about initiatives of the government
to deal with the corona pandemic.
He said the Punjab government was utilizing all available resources to eradicate coronavirus.
The CM was of the view that eradication of corona could only be possible by bringing about a
change in social attitude, adding that due to the Punjab government’s timely measures mortality
rate remained low as compared to the population.
He maintained that doctors, health professionals, police and other departments were working
hard to deal with coronavirus.
He said the government was making efforts not only to control coronavirus but to eradicate it
once for all.
Development projects and schemes for Rawalpindi were also discussed during the meeting.