Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said the Pak Army was fully aware of the coronavirus challenge facing the people of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and assured that they would never be left alone in these difficult times.
Director General ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar, while quoting the Army Chief said the Pakistan Army was working closely with the GB government and civil administration for the provision of support while additional resources were being arranged on a war footing to tackle the danger.
“In conjunction with the federal government, we will never leave the people of GB alone in these challenging times. Pakistanis will fight against COVID-19 as one,” the COAS maintained.
Meanwhile, in another development, official sources said that the number of confirmed cases in Gilgit-Baltistan had surged to 81 (30 percent of total test samples). So far, 509 suspected cases, including 164 in the last 24 hours, have been reported.