No water shortage in Cholistan: report

LAHORE: In the populated area of Cholistan, the facility of pure and clean drinking water is being provided regularly and there is no shortage of water.

Furthermore, four existing water supply schemes are fully operational and providing uninterrupted supply of water for both humans and livestock consumption. It was stated by Managing Director Cholistan Development Authority, Iqbal Hussain, in his report submitted to the Chief Minister Secretariat on Tuesday.

He said free medical camps for humans as well as livestock were held by the Cholistan Development Authority at Kala Pahar and Kheersir. “Veterinary health camps will also be held at Chapu and specialist doctors from Bahawal Victoria Hospital will provide health services. Hubara Foundation, BVH and EDO Health also provided medicines for people of Cholistan,” he added.

He said the Livestock Department would vaccinate all animals of the locality. “Ten mobile veterinary dispensaries attended and provided treatment to 5116 animals,” he added.

In the report, he said that Cholistan Desert Rural Health Centre had provided services to 364 patients.