A video link conference of divisional Commissioners was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan on Thursday.

Parliamentary Health Secretary Dr. Rubaba Buledi, Health Secretary Dostin Jamaldini and in-charge Provincial Control and Operations Center Imran Gichki also attended the conference.

Conference reviewed the situation of Corona Virus and issues related to implementation of awareness program, distribution of rations and measures taken for the prevention of locust problem.

Divisional Commissioners briefed on Corona Virus measures been taken sofar in Districts and Union Councils. It was decided to more strength and coordinate the mechanism of screening, tracking and tracing of people infected with the Corna virus, while the Chief Minister directed to activate the Surveillance Committees which are headed by Assistant Commissioners at the sub-divisional level.

In the meeting it was decided to implement the SOP for sitting on Itikaf and to ensure spraying of disinfectants in mosques, while the Chief Minister directed the Commissioners to make recommendations for the preparation and implementation of SOPs for Eid prayers.

The Chief Minister said that the Commissioner should remain vigilant regarding dengue and malaria also to take in advance steps to prevent their spread. The Chief Minister said that according to the WHO, the effects of corona virus could be prolonged. Keeping in view the situation in which long term planning is required to deal with them, all the Commissioners should prepare and develop plans according to the health needs of their division which will be included in the PSDP of the next financial year. Also Commissioners were directed to

Make sure in ensuring the use of masks to prevent violations of the Smart Lockdown and the public should be made aware of the precautionary measures.

The Chief Minister also directed the Commissioners and District Commissioners to take precautionary measures against the spread of corona virus to prevent its spread, distribution of rations, implementation of Ehsas program and prevention of locust Moreover he appreciated the performance of the administration. On this occasion, the Secretary Health informed that soon Khuzdar testing laboratory will start functioning.