Troops deployed to fight virus

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Updated 24 March 2020

Troops deployed to fight virus

March 24: Dawn report by Baqir Sajjad Syed and Iftikhar A. Khan states that Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday ordered deployment of troops and military’s medical resources to fight Covid-19 alongside the national health infrastructure after the Ministry of Interior approved the summaries it had received in this regard from the provincial governments over the past two days amid surging number of patients infected with novel coronavirus.

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PH eyes rice imports from India, Pakistan

Updated 30 March 2020

PH eyes rice imports from India, Pakistan

March 30: Inquirer report by Karl R. Ocampo states that as countries continue to close borders to protect themselves from the new coronavirus pandemic, the government said it would work with the country’s Asean trading partners to ensure the stable flow of exports.

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