Phek, May 27: In view of the surge in COVID-19 cases in Phek district, a consultative meeting of the Phek district legislators, District Task Force on COVID-19 and NGOs took place today at Deputy Commissioner’s office, Phek.
The meeting discussed COVID-related matters and called for united effort to combat the spread of the virus.
Legislators present included Planning & Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Neiba Kronu, and MLAs Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu and Chotisuh Sazo.
NGOs included Chakhesang Public Organization, Pochury Hoho, Chakhesang Mothers’ Association, Chakhesang Baptist Church Council and other civil societies.
In the meeting, the legislators shared their concern over COVID 19 pandemic and lauded the frontline workers for rendering their selfless services and encouraged them to continue to serve with more dedication.
It also acknowledged the District Task Force and all the civil bodies, churches for their tireless efforts.
Earlier, Neiba Kronu briefed on the latest policy of the State Government on COVID- 19.
He also stressed on the need to initiate the translation of SOPs into local dialects to educate the rural areas.
Meanwhile, the Phek district legislators donated a hearse (Ambulance) for attending the urgent needs in the district. (Page News Service)