November 29, 2021

Except Sindh, troops mobilized across country

ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry has issued a notification of army mobilization across the country except Sindh province for implementation of Corona SOPs.

Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed in his video statement released on social media said that all the provinces except Sindh will take the services of Pakistan Army if required for the implementation of Corona SOPs.

Sheikh Rashid said that the Pakistan Army has been given the responsibility to work on Corona SOPs. He said the notification was issued in the light of the decision of the National Command and Control Center (NCCOC).

It may be noted that under Article 245 of the Constitution, the Sindh government had requested for the services of the Pakistan Army through a letter to the Interior Ministry.

The letter said that the services of the Pakistan Army were needed to assist the civil administration in implementing the Corona SOPs.

The Sindh government said in the letter that after consultation on troop deployment and equipment, it will inform.