ISLAMABAD: Pakistani pilgrims visiting Pakistan in anticipation of the Karuna virus have been banned. Iran and the Quetta border have been completely closed.
According to details, the government has been mobilized to protect Pakistani pilgrims visiting Iran from coronavirus. The Balochistan government has imposed an emergency in the districts adjoining the Iranian border. About 100 pilgrims in Tufan have been recalled to Quetta. In this connection, an Emergency Center has been set up in Pulteftan under the direction of Chief Minister Balochistan. Two ambulances and a mobile ambulance have also been dispatched. The Health Department is also setting up a 100-bed tent hospital in Tufts with the help of PDMA. Joint teams have also been formed to protect the travelers from the Karuna virus.
Religious Affairs Minister Pir Nurul Haq Qadri has also contacted the responsible Iranian authorities in this regard. Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri said that a policy is being made regarding the health of the pilgrims and in this connection Dr Zafar Mirza, Assistant Prime Minister’s Assistant Specialist has also been contacted while Shia clerics and convoy consultants are also being consulted.
Pir Noorul Haq Qadri says Chinese brothers stand side by side with the Chinese brothers in this time of trouble, with the Chinese authorities to curb the spread of the virus. Earlier, Assistant Special Health Officer Dr. Zafar Mirza said that special teams of trained were screening the passengers at the Chaman Tufan border and Pakistan was always ready to deal with any emergency.
It should be noted that 8 people have lost their lives in Iran since the coronavirus and all educational institutions in Iran have been closed.