LG Dept directs timely setting up of sacrificial cattle markets

Staff Reporter

The Local Government and Rural Development Department (LG&RDD) Khyber Pakhtunkwha on Saturday issued instructions for setting up of sacrificial cattle markets, timely disposal of garbage and ensuring health, hygiene on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha ordering municipal authorities all over the province to ensure immediate implementation on it.

In this regard, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of Minister for LG&RD Akbar Ayub Khan at LG Secretariat Peshawar in which Secretary Local Government Shakeel Ahmed, Secretary Local Council Board Saleem Khan, Director General LG&RDD Khuda Bakhsh and officials of other concerned agencies participated.

On this occasion, the authorities were directed to start forthwith selection of locations at appropriate distances for cattle markets in all the cities and towns of the province.

The number of markets should be increased and the rush in them should be kept to a minimum. Ensure the presence of a veterinarian in every market to prevent the bringing of sick or emaciated cattle.

Spray, nightlight, security, washroom, drinking water and cleaning facilities should be fully arranged.

Similarly, the concerned TMA should make arrangements for immediate removal of fossals of sacrificed animals during all three days of Eidul Azha.

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