ICT admin step up efforts against dengue

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With the rise of dengue fever cases in Islamabad, the city administration has decided to step up its anti-dengue campaign to curb the spread of the virus.
In a review meeting held on Monday, the Additional Commissioner/Director Admin Chief Commissioner Office Waqas Anwar directed the authorities to improve sanitation arrangements in different areas of the city and ensure proper disposal of garbage, besides launching an awareness campaign among the people about dengue.

Anwar also said that all possible resources will be used to control the deadly virus in Islamabad, with a special focus on rural areas.
The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioners Islamabad, DHO, MCI and CDA officers, District Health Officers, Assistant Commissioners and Magistrates, and other stakeholders in the anti-dengue campaign.
According to ICT Spokesperson Dr. Muhammad Abdullah Tabasim, the Additional Commissioner also directed that different areas of the city be sprayed to prevent dengue mosquitoes from breeding.