International Workplace on Tuesday introduced the suspension of all walk-in consular providers from March 18 until April Three as a result of coronavirus outbreak.

FO spokesperson Aisha Farooqui, in a tweet mentioned the choice has been taken to take care of the rising menace of Covid-19. She, nevertheless, clarified that the attestation of energy of lawyer won’t be suspended on this time interval.

“Facility of attestation would be continued through courier companies i.e. Pakistan Post, Gerry’s, Leopard & TCS,” mentioned Farooqui

The spokesperson additionally introduced that the overseas ministry has established a particular cell for coordination on coronavirus to liaise with diplomatic corps in Pakistan and Pakistani missions overseas.

The variety of confirmed coronavirus circumstances rose to 188 in Pakistan after 5 extra circumstances have been reported within the nation. 

A lot of the circumstances have been reported from Sindh, with the tally rising to 150 on Monday and 119 individuals testing optimistic for the virus in Sukkur.

Globally, 158 international locations have been affected, greater than 6,500 individuals have died and greater than 170,000 contaminated by the illness known as ‘COVID-19’ because it spreads quickly to new territories.

The epicentre of the outbreak has now shifted to Europe, which is recording a fast rise in new circumstances day-after-day.