FAISALABAD, Mar 06 (APP): Weaknesses and shortcomings should be rectified immediately from anti-dengue measures so that 100 percent results of the drive could be obtained.
This was stated by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Muhammad Ali while releasing larvae eatable Tilapia, Grass carp and other types of fish in the water pond of WASA near Jhal Chowk on Saturday. CEO DHA Dr Mushtaq Sipra, DHO Dr. Bilal Ahmed, District Coordinator Dr Zulqarnain, Deputy various departments were present on the occasion.
Deputy Commissioner termed the move to release larvae eating fishes in the ponds as beneficial and said that these fish should be monitored regularly to maintain their livelihood. He asked the people to keep their homes, markets and their surroundings clean and ensure immediate removal of stagnant water. He said that last year 110,000 fish were released in the ponds and this year a target of 1.5 million fish had been set.
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