Lahore: Minister Education Punjab, Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman has said that He said boys and Girls students can inform the society about preventive steps against dengue virus in a better way and last year positive results had been brought out after the participation of male and female students in the campaign against dengue fever. He said that the students are apprising the people about spray and precautionary measures against dengue in individual and collective communication, whereas, worth mentioning point to the people is that dengue fever is a curable disease. He women can effectively organize and persuade the families regarding protective measures of dengue fever.
He expressed these views at the at awareness walks at Liberty Market and Charing Cross Faisal Chowk Mall Road organized by Education and Literacy Departments respectively. Secretary Higher Education Dr.Ijaz Munir, Secretary Literacy Dr. Pervez Ahmad and other officials participated the walks besides a large number of students and citizens as well.
Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman said that youngsters, NGOs and students should extend full cooperation to the government for avoiding dengue virus and join the ongoing campaign in this regard and the government was extending every possible cooperation to the public and private educational institutions also for holding seminars and walks in this regard. He said that during the present season awareness campaign is being continued while pamphlets and handbills are also distributing among the common man.