10 temporary animal markets planned for Rwp district

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City Traffic Police (CTP) Rawalpindi on Tuesday made elaborate arrangements for maintaining traffic flow at temporary animal markets set up for sale and purchase of sacrificial animals in the district. According to a CTP spokesman, CTP on the directives of City Traffic Officer (CTO) Rawal-pindi have made special ar-rangements. Six DSPs, 12 In-spectors, 43 Traffic Wardens and 10 Traffic Assistant have been deployed to regulate traf-fic and ensure smooth traffic low near animal markets, he added.
He said Traffic Wardens and In-spectors would remain on duty at temporary markets of the district including Adiala Road, Chakri Roard near Al-Haram City, Bhatta Chowk near Koh-e-Noor Mills, Manghal Chowk near Kala Syedan bypass, Famous Mar-quee Gujar Khan Mandi, Tanki Road near Chan Shah Jalyar Ka-hota, Chora Bazar Kotli Sat-tian, Animal Mandi near Timber Market Taxila, Mandi near Gen-eral Hospital Wah Cantt and Dhobi Ghat Murree. He said, the traffic arrange-ments would be supervised by respective DSPs and Traffic po-lice would set up barriers at several main points near animal markets to facilitate the citi-zens. Traffic police helpline was also functional for the guid-ance of citizens, he added. He said, CTP would chalk out a comprehensive plan for Eid ul Azha under which enhanced num-ber of traffic wardens would be deployed in main city areas aimed at avoiding traffic mess during Eid ul Azha prayers.
A control room would also be set up at Traffic Police Head-quarters to monitor the situa-tion. All out efforts would be made to control traffic on city roads especially on 9th Zilhaj, Youm-e-Arfa (Chand Raat). The CTO told that all out ef-forts were being made by Rawal-pindi Traffic Police to facili-tate the road users.
The CTO also advised the citi-zens to follow instructions of the health experts and not to violate Standard Operating Pro-cedures (SOPs) issued by the Punjab government to control spread of coronavirus.—APP