Pakistan government will gradually reduce blockade: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan He said the government had decided to gradually ease the blockade in the coming days, taking into account the realities on the ground, especially the country's economic situation in the midst of the pandemic.

Taking into account the realities of the terrain, especially the country's economic situation and the problems of the common man, the government has decided that the blockade will be gradually reduced in the coming days, Khan said in a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office. as I said on Monday.

He said that the government was doing everything possible to provide all possible relief to people in view of the coronavirus situation, adding that despite difficult circumstances, the government announced an economic package of 1.25 trillion PKR, The reports.

He said that the process of providing 12,000 PKR to 12.5 million deserving families was ensured on the basis of transparency and merit.

In addition, a special program had been launched to provide aid to workers.

It is very encouraging that people from all walks of life across the country show up to assist in the efforts and provide relief to people in the difficult situation created by the pandemic, Khan added.

As of Tuesday morning, there were 21,044 cases in Pakistan , with 476 deaths.