Asad Umar

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Asad Umar said : “Karachi is the area where improvement is yet to be seen,” External link

thenews-pk Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “I had earlier warned that our cases could reach 1.2 million by July end if we don’t take action or follow preventive measures. But because people are following precautionary measures and the administration is also taking action, this number may be less than 400,000,” External link

laht Saturday, July 4, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar added : "I had earlier warned that our cases could reach 1.2 million by July end if we don't take action or follow preventive measures. But because people are following precautionary measures and the administration is also taking action (things have been improving)," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, July 4, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “More work can be done in Sindh and a consultation will be held over this in the evening,” External link

geo-tv Friday, July 3, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “More work can be done in Sindh and a consultation will be held over this in the evening,” External link

thenews-pk Friday, July 3, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “More work can be done in Sindh and a consultation will be held over this in the evening,” External link

geo-tv Friday, July 3, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “If we all play our part, the spread of the virus can be controlled,” External link

pakobserver Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "I have stopped believing in the ECL now" External link

geo-tv Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The ML-I is the CPEC highlight for next year and groundwork on the project will begin by April next year,” External link

tribune Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said ( about Pakistan Muslim ) : “The lockdown is an ineffective policy and a menace for the developing nations like Pakistan,” External link

tribune Monday, June 15, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "I have stopped believing in the ECL now" External link

thenews-pk Monday, June 15, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "We are in mid-June and our positive coronavirus cases are reaching near to 150,000. " External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 15, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "the world is now beginning to realise that imposing a complete lockdown will cause the economy to crumble" "We have to enforce smart lockdowns in hotspots because this way we can stop the spread in areas that are witnessing outbreaks and at the same time protect jobs and livelihoods by not imposing complete lockdowns," External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, June 15, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “With the current trajectory, the novel coronavirus could reach 10 lakh to 12 lakh by the end of July,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, June 15, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "We are in mid-June and our positive cases are reaching near to 150,000. " External link

timesofindia Monday, June 15, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “By the middle of June, we have around 150,000 cases and if such situation prevails and no change is made then according to the experts, the number can increase by two folds to 300,000 by the end of current month and further surge to around one million to 1.2 million by the next month end,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, June 15, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Expert estimates say the number of confirmed cases could go up to 300,000 by the end of June if we keep on flouting SOPs (standard operating procedures) and taking the problem lightly," External link

JakartaPost Monday, June 15, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The government has decided to go for smart lockdowns by tracking hotspots and then sealing them. This will start from Punjab province," External link

JakartaPost Monday, June 15, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “By the middle of June, we have around 150,000 cases and if such situation prevails and no change is made then according to the experts, the number can increase by two folds to 300,000 by the end of current month and further surge to around one million to 1.2 million by the next month mend,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, June 15, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “By the middle of June, we [may] have around 150,000 cases. If such a situation prevails and no change [in behaviour] is made, then according to the experts, the number could increase two-fold to 300,000 by the end of the current month and could also surge to around one million to 1.2 million by the end of next month,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, June 15, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “This is of course a matter of worry, but the good thing is that we have the capability to avoid such a situation by taking administrative action,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, June 15, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “the world is now beginning to realise that imposing a complete lockdown will cause the economy to crumble” “We have to enforce smart lockdowns in hotspots because this way we can stop the spread in areas that are witnessing outbreaks and at the same time protect jobs and livelihoods by not imposing complete lockdowns,” External link

pakobserver Monday, June 15, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar warned : "Unless the current trend is reversed, our experts are telling us the number of cases could double by the end of June and could even reach one million to 1.2 million by the end July," External link

globalsecurity Monday, June 15, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Expert estimates say the number of confirmed cases could go up to 300,000 by the end of June if we keep on flouting SOPs (standard operating procedures) and taking the problem lightly,” External link

gulf-times Monday, June 15, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Expert estimates say the number of confirmed cases could go up to 300,000 by the end of June if we keep on flouting SOPs (standard operating procedures) and taking the problem lightly," External link

medicalxpress Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The government has decided to go for smart lockdowns by tracking hotspots and then sealing them. This will start from Punjab province," External link

medicalxpress Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar warned : “Unless the current trend is reversed, our experts are telling us the number of cases could double by the end of June and could even reach one million to 1.2 million by the end July,” External link

voanews Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “By the middle of June, we have around 150,000 cases and if such situation prevails and no change is made then according to the experts, the number can increase by two folds to 300,000 by the end of current month and further surge to around one million to 1.2 million by the next month mend,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar warned : “Unless the current trend is reversed, our experts are telling us the number of cases could double by the end of June and could even reach one million to 1.2 million by the end July,” External link

voanews Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar stated : "Studies suggest that the pace of the virus' spread could decrease by 50% by covering the mouth alone," External link

thenews-pk Sunday, June 14, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar déclaré : "Les experts estiment que le nombre de cas confirmés devrait atteindre les 300.000 d'ici fin juin si nous continuons de bafouer les règles basiques de comportement et de prendre le problème à la légère" External link

afp-fr Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Expert estimates say the number of confirmed cases could go up to 300,000 by the end of June if we keep on flouting SOPs (standard operating procedures) and taking the problem lightly," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The government has decided to go for smart lockdowns by tracking hotspots and then sealing them. This will start from Punjab province," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “By the middle of June, we have around 150,000 cases, if such situation prevails and no change is made then, according to the experts, the number could be increased by two folds to 300,000 by end of current month and could also be surged up to around one million to 1.2 million by end of next month,” External link

tribune Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Expert estimates say the number of confirmed cases could go up to 300,000 by the end of June if we keep on flouting SOPs (standard operating procedures) and taking the problem lightly," External link

afp-en Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The government has decided to go for smart lockdowns by tracking hotspots and then sealing them. This will start from Punjab province," External link

afp-en Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar stated : "Studies suggest that the pace of the virus' spread could decrease by 50% by covering the mouth alone," External link

thenews-pk Sunday, June 14, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We have decided in the NCOC meeting this morning that the federal government will ensure increase of 1,000 beds with oxygen supply capability in the major cities of the country within the month of June,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, June 8, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Our basic strategy remains the same as it was on the first day,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar added : “It is important we make changes in our lifestyle and take safety precautions. Those not following safety precautions are not only endangering themselves but also those around them,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “These policies were made to protect you,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar added : “Today we can manufacture products and are even getting orders for exports,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “For me saving lives is the most important thing but let us not forget that a huge part of the country would have been without jobs had the lockdown gone on for long,” “The government wants to help everyone earn their livelihoods, but not at the cost of peril to the health of others. 884 areas of Pakistan have been under smart lockdown with more than 200,000 people impacted due to restrictions,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar remarked : “This is not good news and it goes to show how important it is to practice precaution,” External link

pakobserver Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar explained : “At the moment we have been getting most of the samples, for tests, from the tertiary care hospitals or from the travellers who cross the point of entries of Pakistan. We hope that health facilities, other than tertiary care hospitals, will also start collecting and sending samples soon due to which number of tests will be increased,” External link

pakistantribune Monday, May 18, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar stated : “Where there is a will, there is a way. The people of Pakistan cannot be left on the mercy of the pandemic. We have and will utilize all available resources to mitigate the challenges facing the common people. There is no shortage of equipment; we just need to focus on management of trained human resource for handling the pandemic,” External link

thenews-pk Sunday, May 17, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The testing capacity of the country has favourably increased and over 14,000 tests have been carried in the country which is encouraging and should be increased further,” External link

pakobserver Sunday, May 17, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Pakistan has been quick in enhancing its capacity and capability in every policy strand whether health management system, emergency health care equipment, raising structure like NCC and NCOC, channelising resources and tapping efficient human resource and most importantly formulating SOPs and their implementation" External link

geo-tv Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The testing capacity of the country has favourably increased and over 14,000 tests have been carried in the country which is encouraging and should be increased further,” External link

tribune Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar mentioned : “We do not blindly follow the West and we are not ashamed of it,” External link

geo-tv Friday, May 15, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The provinces and hospital management had the responsibility to ensure verified data of coronavirus affected patients in order to take effective measures for mitigating the risk of the pandemic outbreak" External link

geo-tv Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar stated : "The implementation of SOPs to curb the spread of coronavirus during the past day at the provincial and district level was encouraging" External link

geo-tv Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The provinces and hospital management had the responsibility to ensure verified data of coronavirus affected patients in order to take effective measures for mitigating the risk of the pandemic outbreak" External link

geo-tv Thursday, May 14, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar stated : "The implementation of SOPs to curb the spread of coronavirus during the past day at the provincial and district level was encouraging" External link

geo-tv Thursday, May 14, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The lockdown has been eased to facilitate the masses,” External link

pakobserver Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Government institutions are also involved in corruption,” External link

geo-tv Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “People apparently take the decision of easing the lockdown casually by freely visiting markets and other places without any purpose,” External link

tribune Tuesday, May 12, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Prime Minister Imran Khan is not answerable to the commission as I was heading the ECC at that time,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has demanded that I and Prime Minister Imran Khan should be summoned by sugar inquiry commission” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar stated : “Earlier, we had decided to reopen our construction industry. Now we have decided to reopen more sectors related to the industry,” External link

pakobserver Monday, May 11, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Markets will open after sehri but they will have to close at 5pm,” “Markets will remain closed two days a week. Our police officials need a much-needed respite [from enforcing lockdown measures]” External link

pakobserver Monday, May 11, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has demanded that I and Prime Minister Imran Khan should be summoned by sugar inquiry commission” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, May 11, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Apart from all efforts of health teams, administration and use of technology to contain the disease, the most powerful activist is every individual who has the responsibility to not only save himself but to save the whole society and the country from the disease,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, May 11, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We can’t remain indifferent to people’s being jobless in big number,” External link

pakobserver Monday, May 11, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Apart from all efforts of health teams, administration and use of technology to contain the disease, the most powerful activist is every individual who has the responsible to not only save himself but to save the whole society and the country from the disease,” External link

app-en Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We need to ensure that the policies we are making can be implemented on the ground as well,” External link

tribune Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The portal is ready and it will be functional in the next few days,” External link

geo-tv Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The decisions were taken keeping in mind the current economic situation and the ongoing health crisis,” “We wanted to give relief to the public which is why these decisions were taken. All the decisions were taken in consultation with all the federating units. Big policy level decisions have been taken and now it is time for their implementation” External link

geo-tv Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar told : “All I said was that there have been debates about the 18th Amendment in the past and there is nothing new about it — this debate has been going on for almost five years now,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 9, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The people are unable to earn their livelihood due to lockdown and they are becoming mentally paralysed as they badly need money for food, health, education and other daily-life necessities” External link

thenews-pk Friday, May 8, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “According to calculations of the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), around 20 million 70 million population of the country could fall below the poverty line in the current perspective,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, May 4, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar remarked : “This is not good news and it goes to show how important it is to practice precaution,” External link

pakobserver Monday, May 4, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar told : “The government will decide its post-May 9 strategies after a meeting of the National Coordination Committee,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar told : “The government will decide its post-May 9 strategies after a meeting of the National Coordination Committee,” External link

thenews-pk Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar remarked : “This is not good news and it goes to show how important it is to practice precaution,” External link

thenews-pk Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The number of cases in reality is much higher than the ones we see. There are many cases that are asymptomatic," External link

geo-tv Sunday, April 26, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment,” External link

tribune Sunday, April 26, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment,” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, April 25, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment," External link

wsau Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The coming few weeks are crucial [concerning the coronavirus outbreak]. That's why the government has decided to further extend the lockdown," External link

haberler-en Friday, April 24, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar maintained : “None of the decisions, raised as dubious in the report, were taken by the incumbent government,” “The government doesn’t want anyone’s media trial. We want decisions to be taken as per law” External link

tribune Wednesday, April 22, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar alleged : “Government institutions are also involved in the corruption,” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, April 22, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The federal government, all the provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) are in continuous and close coordination with one another,” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, April 15, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The meeting would prepare recommendations for the National Coordination Committee (NCC) that would be held later in the day under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan,” External link

geo-tv Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The meeting would prepare recommendations for the National Coordination Committee (NCC) that would be held later in the day under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The meeting would prepare recommendations for the National Coordination Committee (NCC) that would be held later in the day under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The meeting would prepare recommendations for the National Coordination Committee (NCC) that would be held later in the day under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan,” External link

geo-tv Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We will make a national decision on the lockdown,” External link

india Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar added : “We will present our recommendations to the prime minister on matters such as quarantining, contact tracing and mass testing [during the cabinet meeting],” External link

tribune Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We’ve only been testing visibly symptomatic patients thus far. It is possible that we will start testing asymptomatic people going forward provided they came in contact with those who have already tested positive,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, April 12, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said ( about Azad Jammu ) : “We will present our recommendations to the prime minister on measures such as quarantining, contact tracing and mass testing and seek his point of view on these matters,” “Additionally, NCC will conduct its session on Monday and we expect chief ministers of all four provinces and Azad Jammu and Kashmir to be present there. My hope is that we can constitute a unified national plan going forward,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, April 12, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We’ve only been testing visibly symptomatic patients thus far. It is possible that we will start testing asymptomatic people going forward provided they came in contact with those who have already tested positive,” External link

pakobserver Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We will present our recommendations to the prime minister on measures such as quarantining, contact tracing and mass testing today and seek his point of view on these matters,” External link

pakobserver Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar added ( about Azad Jammu ) : “Additionally, NCC will conduct its session on Monday and we expect chief ministers of all four provinces and Azad Jammu and Kashmir to be present there. My hope is that we can constitute a unified national plan going forward,” External link

pakobserver Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "We will make a national decision on the lockdown," External link

business-standard Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "We will make a national decision on the lockdown," External link

news18 Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar noted : "Many Pakistanis abroad who had gone with a visa or those who have lost their jobs wish to come back," External link

thenews-pk Friday, April 10, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar noted : "Many Pakistanis abroad who had gone with a visa or those who have lost their jobs wish to come back," External link

thenews-pk Friday, April 10, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar déclaré : "Dans le cadre d'un remaniement ministériel, le Premier ministre souhaitait que je prenne le portefeuille de l'Énergie plutôt que celui des Finances" External link

afp-fr Thursday, April 18, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar dit : "Je pense que dans les années à venir, le CPEC sera le centre de gravité du commerce mondial" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, January 17, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT



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Asad Umar

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Asad Umar said : “Karachi is the area where improvement is yet to be seen,” External link

thenews-pk Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “I had earlier warned that our cases could reach 1.2 million by July end if we don’t take action or follow preventive measures. But because people are following precautionary measures and the administration is also taking action, this number may be less than 400,000,” External link

laht Saturday, July 4, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar added : "I had earlier warned that our cases could reach 1.2 million by July end if we don't take action or follow preventive measures. But because people are following precautionary measures and the administration is also taking action (things have been improving)," External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, July 4, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “More work can be done in Sindh and a consultation will be held over this in the evening,” External link

geo-tv Friday, July 3, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “More work can be done in Sindh and a consultation will be held over this in the evening,” External link

thenews-pk Friday, July 3, 2020 2:56:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “More work can be done in Sindh and a consultation will be held over this in the evening,” External link

geo-tv Friday, July 3, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “If we all play our part, the spread of the virus can be controlled,” External link

pakobserver Saturday, June 27, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "I have stopped believing in the ECL now" External link

geo-tv Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The ML-I is the CPEC highlight for next year and groundwork on the project will begin by April next year,” External link

tribune Tuesday, June 16, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said ( about Pakistan Muslim ) : “The lockdown is an ineffective policy and a menace for the developing nations like Pakistan,” External link

tribune Monday, June 15, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "I have stopped believing in the ECL now" External link

thenews-pk Monday, June 15, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "We are in mid-June and our positive coronavirus cases are reaching near to 150,000. " External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 15, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "the world is now beginning to realise that imposing a complete lockdown will cause the economy to crumble" "We have to enforce smart lockdowns in hotspots because this way we can stop the spread in areas that are witnessing outbreaks and at the same time protect jobs and livelihoods by not imposing complete lockdowns," External link

elevenmyanmar Monday, June 15, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “With the current trajectory, the novel coronavirus could reach 10 lakh to 12 lakh by the end of July,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, June 15, 2020 8:18:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "We are in mid-June and our positive cases are reaching near to 150,000. " External link

timesofindia Monday, June 15, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “By the middle of June, we have around 150,000 cases and if such situation prevails and no change is made then according to the experts, the number can increase by two folds to 300,000 by the end of current month and further surge to around one million to 1.2 million by the next month end,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, June 15, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Expert estimates say the number of confirmed cases could go up to 300,000 by the end of June if we keep on flouting SOPs (standard operating procedures) and taking the problem lightly," External link

JakartaPost Monday, June 15, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The government has decided to go for smart lockdowns by tracking hotspots and then sealing them. This will start from Punjab province," External link

JakartaPost Monday, June 15, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “By the middle of June, we have around 150,000 cases and if such situation prevails and no change is made then according to the experts, the number can increase by two folds to 300,000 by the end of current month and further surge to around one million to 1.2 million by the next month mend,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, June 15, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “By the middle of June, we [may] have around 150,000 cases. If such a situation prevails and no change [in behaviour] is made, then according to the experts, the number could increase two-fold to 300,000 by the end of the current month and could also surge to around one million to 1.2 million by the end of next month,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, June 15, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “This is of course a matter of worry, but the good thing is that we have the capability to avoid such a situation by taking administrative action,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, June 15, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “the world is now beginning to realise that imposing a complete lockdown will cause the economy to crumble” “We have to enforce smart lockdowns in hotspots because this way we can stop the spread in areas that are witnessing outbreaks and at the same time protect jobs and livelihoods by not imposing complete lockdowns,” External link

pakobserver Monday, June 15, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar warned : "Unless the current trend is reversed, our experts are telling us the number of cases could double by the end of June and could even reach one million to 1.2 million by the end July," External link

globalsecurity Monday, June 15, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Expert estimates say the number of confirmed cases could go up to 300,000 by the end of June if we keep on flouting SOPs (standard operating procedures) and taking the problem lightly,” External link

gulf-times Monday, June 15, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Expert estimates say the number of confirmed cases could go up to 300,000 by the end of June if we keep on flouting SOPs (standard operating procedures) and taking the problem lightly," External link

medicalxpress Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The government has decided to go for smart lockdowns by tracking hotspots and then sealing them. This will start from Punjab province," External link

medicalxpress Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar warned : “Unless the current trend is reversed, our experts are telling us the number of cases could double by the end of June and could even reach one million to 1.2 million by the end July,” External link

voanews Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “By the middle of June, we have around 150,000 cases and if such situation prevails and no change is made then according to the experts, the number can increase by two folds to 300,000 by the end of current month and further surge to around one million to 1.2 million by the next month mend,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar warned : “Unless the current trend is reversed, our experts are telling us the number of cases could double by the end of June and could even reach one million to 1.2 million by the end July,” External link

voanews Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar stated : "Studies suggest that the pace of the virus' spread could decrease by 50% by covering the mouth alone," External link

thenews-pk Sunday, June 14, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar déclaré : "Les experts estiment que le nombre de cas confirmés devrait atteindre les 300.000 d'ici fin juin si nous continuons de bafouer les règles basiques de comportement et de prendre le problème à la légère" External link

afp-fr Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Expert estimates say the number of confirmed cases could go up to 300,000 by the end of June if we keep on flouting SOPs (standard operating procedures) and taking the problem lightly," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The government has decided to go for smart lockdowns by tracking hotspots and then sealing them. This will start from Punjab province," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, June 14, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “By the middle of June, we have around 150,000 cases, if such situation prevails and no change is made then, according to the experts, the number could be increased by two folds to 300,000 by end of current month and could also be surged up to around one million to 1.2 million by end of next month,” External link

tribune Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Expert estimates say the number of confirmed cases could go up to 300,000 by the end of June if we keep on flouting SOPs (standard operating procedures) and taking the problem lightly," External link

afp-en Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The government has decided to go for smart lockdowns by tracking hotspots and then sealing them. This will start from Punjab province," External link

afp-en Sunday, June 14, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar stated : "Studies suggest that the pace of the virus' spread could decrease by 50% by covering the mouth alone," External link

thenews-pk Sunday, June 14, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We have decided in the NCOC meeting this morning that the federal government will ensure increase of 1,000 beds with oxygen supply capability in the major cities of the country within the month of June,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, June 8, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Our basic strategy remains the same as it was on the first day,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar added : “It is important we make changes in our lifestyle and take safety precautions. Those not following safety precautions are not only endangering themselves but also those around them,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “These policies were made to protect you,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar added : “Today we can manufacture products and are even getting orders for exports,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “For me saving lives is the most important thing but let us not forget that a huge part of the country would have been without jobs had the lockdown gone on for long,” “The government wants to help everyone earn their livelihoods, but not at the cost of peril to the health of others. 884 areas of Pakistan have been under smart lockdown with more than 200,000 people impacted due to restrictions,” External link

geo-tv Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar remarked : “This is not good news and it goes to show how important it is to practice precaution,” External link

pakobserver Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar explained : “At the moment we have been getting most of the samples, for tests, from the tertiary care hospitals or from the travellers who cross the point of entries of Pakistan. We hope that health facilities, other than tertiary care hospitals, will also start collecting and sending samples soon due to which number of tests will be increased,” External link

pakistantribune Monday, May 18, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar stated : “Where there is a will, there is a way. The people of Pakistan cannot be left on the mercy of the pandemic. We have and will utilize all available resources to mitigate the challenges facing the common people. There is no shortage of equipment; we just need to focus on management of trained human resource for handling the pandemic,” External link

thenews-pk Sunday, May 17, 2020 3:54:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The testing capacity of the country has favourably increased and over 14,000 tests have been carried in the country which is encouraging and should be increased further,” External link

pakobserver Sunday, May 17, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Pakistan has been quick in enhancing its capacity and capability in every policy strand whether health management system, emergency health care equipment, raising structure like NCC and NCOC, channelising resources and tapping efficient human resource and most importantly formulating SOPs and their implementation" External link

geo-tv Saturday, May 16, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The testing capacity of the country has favourably increased and over 14,000 tests have been carried in the country which is encouraging and should be increased further,” External link

tribune Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar mentioned : “We do not blindly follow the West and we are not ashamed of it,” External link

geo-tv Friday, May 15, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The provinces and hospital management had the responsibility to ensure verified data of coronavirus affected patients in order to take effective measures for mitigating the risk of the pandemic outbreak" External link

geo-tv Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar stated : "The implementation of SOPs to curb the spread of coronavirus during the past day at the provincial and district level was encouraging" External link

geo-tv Thursday, May 14, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The provinces and hospital management had the responsibility to ensure verified data of coronavirus affected patients in order to take effective measures for mitigating the risk of the pandemic outbreak" External link

geo-tv Thursday, May 14, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar stated : "The implementation of SOPs to curb the spread of coronavirus during the past day at the provincial and district level was encouraging" External link

geo-tv Thursday, May 14, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The lockdown has been eased to facilitate the masses,” External link

pakobserver Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Government institutions are also involved in corruption,” External link

geo-tv Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “People apparently take the decision of easing the lockdown casually by freely visiting markets and other places without any purpose,” External link

tribune Tuesday, May 12, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Prime Minister Imran Khan is not answerable to the commission as I was heading the ECC at that time,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has demanded that I and Prime Minister Imran Khan should be summoned by sugar inquiry commission” External link

dailytimesPK Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar stated : “Earlier, we had decided to reopen our construction industry. Now we have decided to reopen more sectors related to the industry,” External link

pakobserver Monday, May 11, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Markets will open after sehri but they will have to close at 5pm,” “Markets will remain closed two days a week. Our police officials need a much-needed respite [from enforcing lockdown measures]” External link

pakobserver Monday, May 11, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has demanded that I and Prime Minister Imran Khan should be summoned by sugar inquiry commission” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, May 11, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Apart from all efforts of health teams, administration and use of technology to contain the disease, the most powerful activist is every individual who has the responsibility to not only save himself but to save the whole society and the country from the disease,” External link

thenews-pk Monday, May 11, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We can’t remain indifferent to people’s being jobless in big number,” External link

pakobserver Monday, May 11, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Apart from all efforts of health teams, administration and use of technology to contain the disease, the most powerful activist is every individual who has the responsible to not only save himself but to save the whole society and the country from the disease,” External link

app-en Sunday, May 10, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We need to ensure that the policies we are making can be implemented on the ground as well,” External link

tribune Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The portal is ready and it will be functional in the next few days,” External link

geo-tv Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The decisions were taken keeping in mind the current economic situation and the ongoing health crisis,” “We wanted to give relief to the public which is why these decisions were taken. All the decisions were taken in consultation with all the federating units. Big policy level decisions have been taken and now it is time for their implementation” External link

geo-tv Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:37:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar told : “All I said was that there have been debates about the 18th Amendment in the past and there is nothing new about it — this debate has been going on for almost five years now,” External link

Hindu Saturday, May 9, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The people are unable to earn their livelihood due to lockdown and they are becoming mentally paralysed as they badly need money for food, health, education and other daily-life necessities” External link

thenews-pk Friday, May 8, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “According to calculations of the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), around 20 million 70 million population of the country could fall below the poverty line in the current perspective,” External link

dailytimesPK Monday, May 4, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar remarked : “This is not good news and it goes to show how important it is to practice precaution,” External link

pakobserver Monday, May 4, 2020 4:37:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar told : “The government will decide its post-May 9 strategies after a meeting of the National Coordination Committee,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:11:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar told : “The government will decide its post-May 9 strategies after a meeting of the National Coordination Committee,” External link

thenews-pk Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar remarked : “This is not good news and it goes to show how important it is to practice precaution,” External link

thenews-pk Sunday, May 3, 2020 2:55:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The number of cases in reality is much higher than the ones we see. There are many cases that are asymptomatic," External link

geo-tv Sunday, April 26, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment,” External link

tribune Sunday, April 26, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, April 25, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment," External link

dhakatribune Saturday, April 25, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, April 25, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment,” External link

thehimalayantimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 12:18:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment,” External link

vanguardngr Saturday, April 25, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "Isolating these cases and their contacts will improve our ability to contain the disease alongside allowing the economy to function and people to get employment," External link

wsau Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "The coming few weeks are crucial [concerning the coronavirus outbreak]. That's why the government has decided to further extend the lockdown," External link

haberler-en Friday, April 24, 2020 6:28:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar maintained : “None of the decisions, raised as dubious in the report, were taken by the incumbent government,” “The government doesn’t want anyone’s media trial. We want decisions to be taken as per law” External link

tribune Wednesday, April 22, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar alleged : “Government institutions are also involved in the corruption,” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, April 22, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The federal government, all the provinces, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) are in continuous and close coordination with one another,” External link

thenews-pk Wednesday, April 15, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The meeting would prepare recommendations for the National Coordination Committee (NCC) that would be held later in the day under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan,” External link

geo-tv Tuesday, April 14, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The meeting would prepare recommendations for the National Coordination Committee (NCC) that would be held later in the day under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The meeting would prepare recommendations for the National Coordination Committee (NCC) that would be held later in the day under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan,” External link

thenews-pk Tuesday, April 14, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : “The meeting would prepare recommendations for the National Coordination Committee (NCC) that would be held later in the day under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Imran Khan,” External link

geo-tv Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We will make a national decision on the lockdown,” External link

india Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar added : “We will present our recommendations to the prime minister on matters such as quarantining, contact tracing and mass testing [during the cabinet meeting],” External link

tribune Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We’ve only been testing visibly symptomatic patients thus far. It is possible that we will start testing asymptomatic people going forward provided they came in contact with those who have already tested positive,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, April 12, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said ( about Azad Jammu ) : “We will present our recommendations to the prime minister on measures such as quarantining, contact tracing and mass testing and seek his point of view on these matters,” “Additionally, NCC will conduct its session on Monday and we expect chief ministers of all four provinces and Azad Jammu and Kashmir to be present there. My hope is that we can constitute a unified national plan going forward,” External link

dailytimesPK Sunday, April 12, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We’ve only been testing visibly symptomatic patients thus far. It is possible that we will start testing asymptomatic people going forward provided they came in contact with those who have already tested positive,” External link

pakobserver Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : “We will present our recommendations to the prime minister on measures such as quarantining, contact tracing and mass testing today and seek his point of view on these matters,” External link

pakobserver Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar added ( about Azad Jammu ) : “Additionally, NCC will conduct its session on Monday and we expect chief ministers of all four provinces and Azad Jammu and Kashmir to be present there. My hope is that we can constitute a unified national plan going forward,” External link

pakobserver Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Asad Umar said : "We will make a national decision on the lockdown," External link

business-standard Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar said : "We will make a national decision on the lockdown," External link

news18 Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:41:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar noted : "Many Pakistanis abroad who had gone with a visa or those who have lost their jobs wish to come back," External link

thenews-pk Friday, April 10, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar noted : "Many Pakistanis abroad who had gone with a visa or those who have lost their jobs wish to come back," External link

thenews-pk Friday, April 10, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar déclaré : "Dans le cadre d'un remaniement ministériel, le Premier ministre souhaitait que je prenne le portefeuille de l'Énergie plutôt que celui des Finances" External link

afp-fr Thursday, April 18, 2019 3:01:00 PM EAT

Asad Umar dit : "Je pense que dans les années à venir, le CPEC sera le centre de gravité du commerce mondial" External link

french.china.org.cn Thursday, January 17, 2019 12:41:00 AM EAT



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