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Govt to formulate SOPs to prevent COVID-19 outbreak during Ramadan

The government  has decided, on Monday, to formulate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to prevent the spread of the third wave of coronavirus pandemic during the holy month of Ramadan.

The decision was taken in a virtual meeting presided over by President Dr. Arif Alvi to deliberate upon the plan of action to ensure the implementation of all SOPs in mosques and Imam Bargas to contain the deadly virus.

The meeting was attended by governors, Federal ministers for religious affairs and interfaith harmony and religious scholars.

The participants of the meeting were briefed by the Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health, Dr Faisal Sultan. The meeting decided to formulate SOPs to contain virus spread during the Holy month of Ramadan and Taraveh prayers.

Speaking on the occasion, President Arif Alvi underlined the important role of religious scholars in the fight against the coronavirus.

The president said that the third wave of the pandemic is spreading rapidly and we have to take precautions to control the situation.

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