Covid-19 Outbreak: Urgent effort to create awareness among people
PESHAWAR: Advisor to the Chief Minister of Information and Public Relations Ajmal Wazir has directed Information Department officials to create awareness among the public about the corona virus and highlight government initiatives taken to combat the pandemic.
The government’s communication strategy to raise awareness among people must be two-sided and effective at the same time to highlight the steps taken to protect people against a pandemic to increase people’s awareness levels.
He spoke at a meeting in the Information Cell department. Information Secretary Yahya Akhunzada, Additional Secretary Attaur Rahman, Director General Imdadullah and others attended the meeting.
The meeting reviewed the performance of various departments, relevant actions, rules and policies and decisions needed to be made to improve the functioning of the department and the mobility of officers to effectively respond to the crisis situation in the province.
Ajmal Wazir said that the role of the Information Department was very important in the fight against coronavirus and that officials must work hard to provide accurate information to the public. The steps need to be more effective and integrated, he added. He also directed officials to raise awareness about coronavirus and prevention of dengue fever.