In an address to the people of Union Territory of Ladakh on March 28, R.K. Mathur, Lieutenant Governor has expressed his gratitude to the people of Ladakh for their cooperation with UT Administration in their fight against COVID-19.
LG appreciated their sincere adherence to the guidelines issued because of the novel coronavirus outbreak and in observing the Lockdown to contain its spread in the region.
He said that dedicated teams of health professionals in Ladakh are working day and night to combat the novel coronavirus, making the best use of medical facilities in Leh and Kargil districts.
He also mentioned about the tireless efforts put in by government functionaries and police personnel performing their duties in ensuring complete lockdown and also ensuring the availability of essential commodities to the people during this time.
He said that the UT Ladakh is also taking measures to help the migrant labourers by providing them free food and other basic amenities.
LG has lauded the invaluable support given by all the religious organisations and the voluntary support extended by individuals and civil society organisations like the Merchant Association, ALTOA, Hotel Association and others in this time of crises.
He appealed the people of Ladakh to stay cautious and continue their patience and support during the Lockdown period of 21 days in the country.
LG expressed his hope that united Ladakh can combat the pandemic of COVID-19 novel coronavirus.