Registration of citizens above 40 for vaccination begins today


ISLAMABAD , APRIL 27 :  The National Command and Operation Center opens registration of forty plus age citizens for Covid-19 vaccination today.

Minister for Planning and Devlopment Asad Umar in a tweet, said it has also been decided to allow walk-in vaccination of all registered citizens of above fifty age.

He said the citizens who are forty years or older can register and encourage others to register for the vaccination.

Meanwhile, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar has said no negligence would be tolerated in following the standard operating procedures with an aim to successfully control the third wave of coronavirus pandemic.

The minister said all the national institutions have worked efficiently in curbing the spread of deadly virus; however the Army was called to help the civil administrations to further ensure the implementation of the SOPs.

He said the upcoming 15 to 18 days are critical as the people might come out of their homes for shopping hence it is imperative to implement the SOPs in letter and spirit to prevent the pandemic.