Sports Board Punjab, on the directives of Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh, organized an anti-dengue awareness walk and seminar on Thursday.
The anti-dengue awareness walk was organized in Nishtar Park Sports Complex. Administrator National Hockey Stadium Faisal Wattoo, Administrator Punjab Football Stadium Azhar Awan and In-charge Punjab International Swimming Complex Amir Shah were the prominent among the people who took part in the anti-dengue awareness walk.
The walk was also participated by dozens of Sports Board Punjab employees and people from various walks of life.
Meanwhile, a seminar was also organized at National Hockey Stadium where Deputy Director Health Syed Sarfraz Hussain, Deputy Director PILAC M Asim Chaudhry were the guests of honour. A large number of SBP officers and employees also attended the seminar.
Speakers termed the dengue mosquito a fatal weapon against human health and appealed to the people not to allow stagnant rainy water in their houses. “Government is taking every possible measure for the eradication of dengue virus but we could not achieve our goal without the full cooperation of general public,” they stressed.