rawalpindi - Civic body of the city Saturday held a walk to create awareness among the general public about danger of dengue fever.

People from different walks life including staff of Social Welfare department participated in the walk, arranged on the directive of District Coordination Officer (DCO)Talat Mehmood Gondal. The walk participants were carrying banners and placards calling for taking precautionary measures against dengue virus, urging the citizens to maintain cleanliness in and around their homes. The walk was led by District Officer social welfare department Aslam Maitla.  

Speaking on the occasion, the DO briefed the participants on the efforts of the department to eradicate the spread of dengue. He said as per instructions of Punjab government, Standing  Operating Procedures (SOPs), and action plan for eradication of Dengue is being followed  and weekly reports are being submitted to the city district government  as well as Punjab government.