KP announces two months remission to prisoners in KP jails

Ajmal Wazir Khan—an advisor to the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Information said that the provincial government has decided two months remission in sentences to prisoners in the jails across the province due to the spread of the coronavirus in the country.

While addressing a press conference in Peshawar, the advisor to the CM KP said the PTI-led provincial government of Sindh considering over closing its offices in the province.

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All government employees aged 50 and above will be given a 15-day leave,” he added.

Mr. Khan said that KP does not have a local case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) adding that all the 15 people who have been diagnosed with the deadly virus are people who have returned from the Taftan border—one of the border crossings into Iran.

During the media talk, he said that there is no need to be worried but precautions are very necessary. “Avoid going out, stay away from people who have a high temperature and wash your hands,” he added.

He further said that the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is focusing to protect the citizens from the deadly virus as much as possible and the government had already taken the decisions in this regard.

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