Secy LG visits various sites to detect dengue larva


Secretary for Local Government & Community Development (LGCD) Punjab Syed Mubasher Hussain visited Christian Cemetery and its surroundings in Lahore on Tuesday as part of an anti-dengue campaign whereat he found the Dengue larvae and he got conducted anti-dengue spray under his supervision. During the visit to Gora cemetery, the Secretary directed that the Deputy Directors should intensify the anti-dengue surveillance and users doing anti-dengue activities should reduce the dormancy rate to zero.

He also directed all the Directors of LGCD to launch a comprehensive awareness campaign against dengue in their respective divisions while the Deputy Directors of Local Governments in their respective districts should intensify anti-dengue activities and maintain effective communication with the relevant departments for the complete eradication of the mosquito. Syed Mubashir further said, “By playing an active role, make the anti-dengue campaign successful as per the instructions of the Punjab Chief Minister.”

He appealed to the public to support the Punjab government and it’s staff to eradicate the dengue mosquito in their area.


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