Health Dept taking steps to control spread of seasonal influenza, PA told

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Health Dept taking steps to control spread of seasonal influenza, PA told

Punjab Assembly was informed on Tuesday that health department is taking solid measure to control the spread of seasonal influenza.

He was answering the questions of law makes during question hour in Punjab Assembly on Tuesday. He said Punjab government is distributing Kits to diagnose the influenza virus and these kits are also available at hospitals.

Punjab Minister for Communication & Works Tanveer Aslam Malik told the house that thirty-five schemes of road sector were initiated in district Sargodha out of which twelve schemes have been completed.

He said that Punjab government has issued funds of two hundred and one million rupees for this purpose.

Punjab Assembly also adopted three public welfare resolutions. The first resolution presented by MPA Muhammad Sabtain Khan sought that strict action against aerial firing and fireworks during marriage ceremonies  

The second resolution tabled by MPA Dr. Syed Waseem Akhtar demanded the Punjab government to provide free of cost travelling facility for senior citizens and disabled person in Speedo Bus service.

The third resolution tabled by Hina Pervaiz Butt demanded the government to launch a comprehensive campaign across the province to spread awareness about influenza.

Later, the House was adjourned to meet again on tomorrow morning at 10.APP