LG dept to purchase over one million soaps and distribute among people.


KARACHI -- Sindh Minister for Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that to counter the situation caused by the spread of novel Coronavirus, the Local Government Department has decided to purchase more than one million soaps and distribute it among the public as one of the basic preventive measures. He said that the Sindh government would take all those possible imperative steps that would be necessary to keep the people safe from the caronavirus. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Shah said that directives had been issued to every union council and union committee to purchase soaps worth Rs 1 lakh.

The minister said that the soaps would be purchased and distributed among the public soon, so that its use could help protect people to some extent from the effects of caronavirus. He said that campaign regarding distribution of soaps would be publicized largely through media so that people could get it easily assoon as possible. Shah said that in the first phase, all Union Councils would...

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