Lahore: Minister for Education Punjab, Mian Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman has said that School Education department has provided all relevant material regarding awareness campaign against dengue to the public and private sector schools, however, awareness seminars are being held for private school teachers and spokespersons. He said that teachers have deep respect among the masses, therefore, they should communicate protective steps regarding dengue virus to the students and public in their individual as well as collective contacts. He asked the teachers to teach the people regarding cleanliness of atmosphere so that to avoid dengue mosquito/fever and other epidemic diseases.
While presiding over a meeting regarding protective measures against dengue in private schools, the minister said that teachers and students can successfully execute the awareness campaign in the society. He said that with the cooperation of masses, we would control the dengue virus and all available resources were being utilized for this purpose.
The meeting was attended by Secretary Schools Education, Additional Secretary Schools, EDO Education and owners of private schools.