GCAP Pakistan together with other Pakistani CSOs have issued a statement amid the national COVID-2019 outbreak:
« We appreciate the announcement of almost 1.2 Trillion Rupees Special Package to address Corona Crisis by Prime Minister of Pakistan to facilitate 7 million poor families and allocation of PKRs 25 Billions to NDMA despite challenging economic conditions of the country. We appreciate this action of government by Putting The Most Vulnerable First.
A lot of people are out of work and hence a moratorium to be passed on all forms of evictions; be it due to non payment of rents, confiscation or other punishments due to non payment of loans especially for poor strata of the society. »
Read the full statement.