The President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi announced that nation will observe Youm-e-Dua on Friday to pray to Almighty Allah for protection against the pandemic.
He announced this after chairing a meeting with Ulema on Thursday. The President emphasised that a mixed strategy of prayers and precautionary measures will be followed in the second wave of COVID-19.
Alvi also urged the nation to take care of the weak segment of the society in these testing times. He also said that people should wear a mask and observe social distancing in order to curb the spread of disease.
The President further said that Ulema should also play their part in communication and spreading awareness about the precautionary measures.