BEIJING: Pakistan’s embassy in China on Monday asked citizens living in Wuhan, a Chinese city affected by the deadly coronavirus, to strictly follow the directives of Chinese health authorities and refrain from leaving the city without a particular reason, reported ARY NEWS.
In a message issued on its website, the embassy said that, noting the increase in the number of cases and confirmation of the transmission from person to person after the outbreak of the new coronavirus in Wuhan, the Chinese Ministry of Health has put in practice additional preventive measures. to reduce the risks associated with viral infection.
He said the Wuhan local government has announced that all public transportation in the city, including long-distance trips, will remain temporarily suspended until further instructions are received.
“All flights and trains scheduled to depart from Wuhan would remain canceled to reduce the risk of spreading the new virus.”
While advising members and students of the Pakistani community in Wuhan, the embassy asked them to comply with the efforts of the Chinese health authorities to curb the spread of the virus; Understand the prevention and control measures taken and not leave the city for no particular reason.
The embassy urged Pakistani students to remain vigilant and adopt good personal hygiene practices according to the instructions of the Ministry of Health of China.
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In addition, he said embassy officials would continue to contact community members and Pakistani students in Wuhan.
“In case of any report of viral infection in members of the Pakistani community or students, it is requested that you cooperate with local health authorities and immediately share the complete information with the Pakistani Embassy in Beijing.”
In addition, he said that students facing the visa expiration problem, due to a prolonged stay in the city, can inform their respective universities under intimidation of the Pakistani Embassy in Beijing.