Security heightened at Pakistan borders: Government tells Supreme Court

Security heightened at Pakistan borders: Government tells Supreme Court
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Security heightened at Pakistan borders
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The Pakistan government has apprised the Supreme Court that security measures at Taftan, Chaman and Torkham borders have been strengthened, extra staff has been deployed and emergency declared in the border areas of Balochistan with Iran in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Islamabad : The Pakistan government has apprised the Supreme Court that security measures at Taftan, Chaman and Torkham borders have been strengthened, extra staff has been deployed and emergency declared in the border areas of Balochistan with Iran in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

"Special counters have been established at all major International airports of Pakistan," according to a progress report submitted to the apex court by the federal government on Sunday in a suo motu case regarding preventive measures for COVID-19.

"All passengers are required to fill mandatory health declaration forms before landing in Pakistan.

Two hundred and seven hospitals in all major cities and 154 districts of Pakistan have been identified for isolation of suspected patients and their isolation capacity has been increased," The Express Tribune quoted the report as saying.

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