ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Muhammad Usman Dar Friday said over 9,000 women have registered themselves at the Pakistan Citizen Portal for the Prime Ministerâ€™s Corona Relief Tiger Force. â€œThe number of total registered persons has crossed benchmark of 400,000 during the last 61 hours,â€ said the special assistant.
The Corona Relief Tiger Force, announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan, started the registration process at the PCP on late Tuesday night to hire the volunteer services of citizens to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. Usman said over 408,000 people had showed keenness in becoming part of for the tiger force, out which some 9,000 were women. Most of registered female were from Punjab and Sindh, he added.
Giving province-wise break up, Usman said some 276,000 had signed up for the tiger force from Punjab, 62,839 from Sindh, 52,171 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 6,408 from the federal capital. More than 8,000 people from other areas including Balochistan, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir also took interest in joining the force, he added. Since the registration process will be continued till April, 10 so the numbers can be changed due to the evolving situation.