Commissioner reviews anti-dengue arrangements

RAWALPINDI: Commissioner Rawalpindi Zahid Saeed on Thursday directed the concerned departments to remain alert during the Eid holidays and take every possible steps to control dengue.

Presiding over a meeting here to review the arrangements being made to prevent the dengue larva breeding, he directed all the concerned departments to keep a close liaison with each other to completely wipe out the outbreak threat of dengue.

He said the situation regarding dengue in Rawal Town is better as compared to previous year due to consistence efforts of the concerned department.

He directed the health officers to induct trained personnel in teams constituted for the purpose, adding that anti- dengue brigades should be active and vibrant.

The meeting was also attended by District Coordination Officer(DCO)Sajid Zafar Dal, Executive District Officer Health(EDO)Dr Zafar Iqbal Gondal, Administrator Rawal Town Imran Qureshi and senior officials of the health, Agriculture and Environment departments.

Source: APP