Dengue season: Order issued to clean Nullah Leh

By APP
Published: February 2, 2018
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Rawalpindi to be sanitized from Dengue virus
PHOTO: FILE

Rawalpindi to be sanitized from Dengue virus PHOTO: FILE

RAWALPINDI: The civil administration of Rawalpindi has decided to clean Nullah Leh before the advent of dengue fever season.

The mosquitos causing dengue thrive on stagnant water, therefore it was necessary to keep Leh flowing.

In this regard Assistant Commissioner City Arif Kalhoot on Thursday directed the officials of Water and Sanitation Agency (Wasa) and Rawalpindi Waste Management Company (RWMC) to start the dredging of Nulah Leh.

Presiding a meeting to review dengue situation and measures taken for its eradication, he said as the dengue season starts in April usually, the departments concerned should complete their arrangements before time.

He directed that anti-dengue regulations be fully implemented and stern action be taken those failing to comply with the laws.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 2nd, 2018.

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