ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Overseas Affairs (MoFA) on Saturday established a “Crisis Management Cell” for well timed dispersal of data to focal personnel designated in Pakistani embassies all around the world to struggle in opposition to the lethal coronavirus pandemic.
Whereas chairing the assembly via a video hyperlink attributable to self-isolation, Overseas Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi ordered that the “Crisis Management Cell” will proceed to function on a 24/7 foundation throughout coronavirus pandemic problem.”
FM assured that this Disaster Administration Cell is involved with numerous institutes throughout the nation for gathering essential data giving it to officers in order that they’ll use it to successfully deal with this contagion.
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Earlier, MoFA had determined to droop all walk-in consular companies besides the attestation of energy of legal professional with a purpose to restrict the unfold of COVID-19 pandemic which has affected over 500 individuals within the nation.
“The consular services would remain suspended from March 18 to April 3, after which the decision will be reviewed,” Overseas Workplace Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui stated. “However, the facility of the attestation of documents would be continued through courier companies i.e., Pakistan Post, Gerry’s, Leopard and TCS.”
The spokesperson added that the minister has additionally established a particular cell for coordination on COVID-19 underneath the supervision of particular secretary (administration) to liaise with the diplomatic corps in Pakistan in addition to with our missions overseas.