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Govt making full efforts to keep people safe from COVID-19: Commissioner

LAHORE   –   Commissioner Lahore Capt (retired), Muhammad Usman inaugurated a COVID-19 vaccination centre at the Punjab University’s Student Teacher Centre here on Saturday. 

Punjab University Vice- Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmed, Pro-VC Prof Dr Saleem Mazhar, Registrar Dr Muhammad Khalid Khan, Director Students Affairs Prof Dr Muhammad Shafiq, faculty members, officials, employees and others were also present.  Talking to the media, Muhammad Usman said that around 42 vaccination centres had been established in the city to help people get themselves vaccinated in a comfortable way with maximum facilities. 

He said that the government was making full efforts to keep people safe from COVID-19. He said that a number of vaccination centres were being established in other universities, colleges, etc., like the one established at the PU. The Vice-Chancellor thanked the Punjab government for setting up vaccination centre in order to vaccinate PU teachers, employees, students and their families. The VC stressed the need to follow the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

DC advises govt employees, private institutions to get themselves vaccinated 

Deputy Commissioner Muddasir Riaz Malik on Saturday visited corona vaccination centre  set up at Govt Pilot Girls High School and inspected facilities being provided at the centre.  He asked from visitors about arrangements and reviewed the vaccine process.  He directed the staff to accelerate the vaccine process so that maximum people can avail the facility in minimum time. The Deputy Commissioner advised the employees of government and private institutions to get themselves vaccinated at the earliest.

He said that news appearing at social media  regarding corona vaccination were fake and fabricated.  He maintained that people would get vaccinated for safety of their and lives of their loved ones. He urged the citizens to ensure implementation of corona SOPs in public transport, markets,  shops and other places and said that safety measures included use of face mask, hand sanitizer and social distancing should be ensured to cope with the pandemic.

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