Islamabad - Commissioner Rawalpindi Azmat Mehmood has stressed the need for coordinated efforts to timely check hot spots and effective indoor outdoor surveillance so that anti-dengue measures could be made fruitful.

Talking to APP, the Commissioner said that eradication of dengue is not responsibility of any individual entity, it is joint responsibility of all government departments, local bodiesB and community to work together and ensure pre-emptive measures to address the issue without any delay. He said all graveyards located in Rawal and Potohar Towns including cantonment areas must be cleared within next 15 days by carrying out survey.

Azmat made it clear to all stakeholders that it can be made possible by performing entrusted tasks within the fixed time lines.