Anti-dengue brigade established in FDA
Faisalabad: According to the news sources, the Faisalabad Development Authority (FDA) has established the anti-dengue brigade to cope with the probable dengue threat.
The FDA Director General Muhammad Sohail Khawaja announced it while chairing a meeting to review the implementation of anti-dengue measures. FDA Director General Amir Aziz, Deputy Director Admin Yasir Ijaz Chatta,Town Planning and Estate Management Directors Junaid Hassan, MehrAyub, and other officials attended the meeting.
The FDA Director General discussed the injurious effect of dengue virus and contribution to the FDA in prevention activities in light of the directives issued by the Punjab CM Sardar Usman Buzdarto all concerned departments to play a vibrant role for the eradication of larvae breeding sites.
He ensured that the development authority would utilize all the available resources and time to cope with the threat of dengue. For this challenge, he said that the collaboration with WASA would be very important. He directed the concerned officers to supervise the performance of anti-dengue staff and serious efforts should be done to combat against challenges of dengue issue. He stressed upon comprehensive cleanliness of all offices of the FDA and Wasa, including the rooftops and sites of water reservoirs.
FDA DG also urged the management of private housing schemes to ensure that there are no safe havens for dengue to flourish.