ISLAMABAD: Prime Minster Imran Khan chaired a meeting to finalize mechanism for coronavirus Relief Tiger Force, a volunteer program aimed at carrying out activities at the time of the pandemic reported by Private TV Channel.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar, PM’s Principal Secretary Azam Khan, Shahzad Akber and others were present during the meeting.
In the meeting, they devised a mechanism for recruitment in the tiger force.
Usman Dar was given responsibility on the matter while the prime minister would record a special message for the volunteers.
The meeting decided that youngsters aging above 18-year could register themselves for the force and would take part in managing affairs at the quarantine centres in urban and rural areas of the country.
“They will also take care of patients quarantined at their homes along with providing guidelines to the masses in hospitals and public places,” the meeting decided besides the tigers would also collect data regarding suspected patients and unemployed people in their respective area of responsibility.
The volunteers will also assist police and local administration in implementing lockdown and would also identify hoarders and those hiking commodity prices.
They would also take part in making announcements on behalf of the authorities and burial arrangements.
“The tiger force members will be briefed on daily basis from government officials on their responsibilities,” the meeting decided.