‘Adulterated food destroying masses’ health’

Minister terms adulteration as food terrorism

APP December 17, 2018

BAHAWALPUR: Provincial Minister for Food Samiullah Chaudhary in Sunday said people had been vulnerable to diseases as they were forced to eat adulterated food sold in markets.

He was addressing a ceremony held at Danish School in Hasilpur tehsil of Bahawalpur district. Member Punjab Danish Authority Colonel Ghulam Abbas, Danish Boys School Principal Saeedullah Chaudhry, , Danish Girls School Principal Aaliya Ayyub Chhatha and a large number of parents, teachers and students attended the ceremony.

He said some elements were involved in food adulteration to mint money and to become rich shortly. Such elements were considered as enemies of people as they were damaging their health by selling out substandard food.

Chaudhry said food adulteration had been considered as food terrorism and vowed the government would deal with the menace like that it had been dealing with terrorism. He appealed to the people to point out the elements involved in food adulteration so that immediate action could be taken against them. He appreciated the role of Danish school system in imparting standard education to children belonging to poor families.

"Children of poor families including labourers and farmers have been getting standard education and all required facilities at Danish schools at per like that are being provided to others at modern schools," he said. He said the government had been paying special attention towards provision of all basic civic amenities to people in education, health and other sectors.

He said national economy had been getting a boost due to sound policies being introduced by the sitting government. He emphasised the need to introduce the same syllabus at all educational institutions across the country.

Delivering their speeches, the principals of both sections including boys and girls of Danish School said 210 students of Danish School Hasilpur got A and A+ grade in annual examinations of the middle class held under the supervision of Punjab Education Commission. They further said 100 students of the school got success in matriculation examinations and 99 students out of total 180 appeared in matriculation examinations got A and A+ grade.

They further said that 171 students of Danish School Hasilpur appeared in intermediate examinations and added that out of them, 106 secured A and A+ grade. They said that students of Danish School Hasilpur were also awarded awards, medals and trophies in curriculum and supports events held at national level.


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