Precious Kashmir News
SRINAGAR, AUGUST 10: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Monday described the role of religious heads from all the sects across the valley as of immense significance towards motivating people for strict adherence to all necessary preventive protocols regarding COVID-19 to contain the spread of this global pandemic.
Advisor, while addressing the religious heads and others during a meeting held here through video conferencing in this regard, emphasized the need and importance of raising awareness among the people about the benefits of observing these health precautions to save human lives from this dreaded infection.
The meeting was attended by Financial Commissioner Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo; Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, PK Pole; all Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir division, Wakf Board authorities along with prominent religious heads from each district.
Advisor Khan informed that a comprehensive policy for opening of religious institutions across Jammu and Kashmir is being worked out keeping in view the prevailing situation in the Union territory.
Advisor further emphasized that administration needs the support of religious institutions in its battle against Corona virus to make an end to this infection. He said that all the SOPs announced by authorities regarding the unlocking of these places should be propagated among the believers by their respective leaders from their available platforms.
Baseer Khan also said that the time tested techniques of wearing a face mask, maintaining social distancing and use of sanitizers should be entrenched deep into psyche of people so that each of them is religiously followed. He maintained that each of us have to play our role more responsibly to curb the pace of spread of this disease. He observed that it is not so difficult given the success few nations have achieved by strictly implementing these guidelines.