Senate on Monday passed a resolution regarding increased efforts in vaccination drive against COVID-19.
The resolution urged the government to provide either free of cost anti-corona vaccine to the general public or as per original international market price.
Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety to the Prime Minister Senator Sania Nishtar called upon the entire society to combat the third wave of the Coronavirus pandemic and make vaccination drive successful.
Speaking on a resolution in Senate on Monday, she said the pandemic is a national security issue and we should deal with it keeping politics aside.
She said the government successfully dealt with the first two waves of the virus keeping in view the lives and livelihood of citizens.
Sania Nishtar said the government has fixed prices of the vaccine under Drug pricing policy in a transparent manner and as per worldwide norm, elderly people and frontline health workers are being given the vaccine on priority basis.