Asad Umar says 'we continue to expand the categories of those who are eligible to get vaccinated'
A complete lifting of the lockdown is not likely on May 16 but there will be some relaxation nevertheless, he said of the measures by NCOC
"We realize that the mobility restrictions put into place from today till the 16th are going to cause inconvenience"
Federal Minister for Planning and Development and head of National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) Asad Umar on Friday claimed that locally-made CanSino vaccine will be available for use by the end of this month (May).
Together we should spend this time while adopting precaution, said the NCOC head.
Asad Umar urged people aged 40 years and above to get themselves registered
He stressed the need for sustaining and building on "this compliance level specially till Eid"
'This is 57% more than during the peak last June'
So far, 2.1 million people have been administered Covid-19 doses