01 April 2020 – COVID-19 Relief Fund for those in need

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Central Bank, Finance/Economy, Health
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National government

Overview: Prime Minister Imran Khan set up Coronavirus Relief Fund to accept donations from 1st April 2020 to help those “who have been made destitute by the lockdown” imposed due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1545558/covid-19-relief-fund-pm-urges-people-to-donate-so-govt-can-take-care-of-those-in-need

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling), Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, International – government