Pak Army rises to call of GB in virus combat

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa said here on Tuesday that Pakistan Army is cognizant of the challenges facing the people of Gilgit-Baltistan.
“We are working closely with Gilgit Baltistan Government and civil administration to provide all possible support while additional resources are being arranged on war footing in conjunction with Federal Government”, he said. “We will never leave the people of GB alone in these challenging times. Pakistanis will fight against COVID-19 as one”, COAS said.–ISPR
Agencies Add: Total confirmed cases in GB are 80 (30% of total tests samples), 1 death of hero of Pakistan Dr. Usama, 509 total suspected cases ( 162 in last 24 hours). It is pertinent to mention that due to difficult terrain and far flung areas and accessibility issues GB need attention and very quick attention needed when the cases of coronavirus are growing in the area.
Besides various measures being taken to control spread of the Coronavirus, the capacity of DHQ Gilgit, DHQ Skardu and DHQ Chilas is being enhanced with help of Pakistan Army to coupe with Corona crisis.