Murad orders immediate fumigation in Karachi


Staff Reporter
Chief Minister of Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed the concerned departments to ensure urgent fumigation, with due care towards public safety, across Karachi and Hyderabad so as to avert any possible outbreak of diseases.
Taking stern notice of the public complaints, he on Friday urged health and sanitation departments to immediately start with disinfestation exercise across the two largest cities of the province.
Syed Murad Ali Shah also urged the concerned authorities to keep him updated about the pace of exercise and also to ensure that it is not hindered in any manner or under any pretext.
It was only a few days prior to holidays including weekend followed by festival of Eid ul Azha and Independence Day celebration that Director General of Health, Sindh had ordered for proper arrangements to start with fumigation against dengue and malaria after Eid holidays. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Friday strongly condemned the blast inside a mosque at Killi Qasim Khan area of Kuchlak, Quetta.
The Chief Minister expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the loss of innocent lives in the incident and also prayed for the early recovery of the injured, said a statement.
Moreover, Vice Chancellor ,Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU), Khairpur, Professor Dr Parveen Shah has applauded the pro-active role of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Minister for Local Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah for directly monitored the relief and rescue activities in Sindh. Both the ministers have taken effective measures to drain out the rain water from the entire Karachi city and other parts of the affected areas of Sindh, a press release here said on Friday. Dr Parveen Shah said that the current monsoon spell of rains have created havoc especially in the Karachi.
Despite eid holidays, CM Sindh and his team visited and directly monitored the relief and rescue activities and took effective measures in order to drain out the rain water.
Dr Parveen Shah has offered the services of students of the University as volunteers to serve the province in any eventuality.

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