MULTAN - The activists of PML-N brought out a rally and staged a protest demonstration against federal government and asked the rulers to resign forthwith.

Holding placards and banners inscribed with their demands, the PML-N workers marched on city roads and shouted slogans like: “Go Zardari Go; Down with Zardari; We Demand New Polls etc.” The rally was led by PML-N women wing Multan Sultana Shaheen and Hamza Shahid Lodhi. The speakers said on the occasion that the massive corruption committed by the rulers brought the country to the brink of complete destruction. They asked President Zardari to resign from his office forthwith and announce fresh polls. They alleged that President Zardari talked about local government elections as he wanted to give cover to his corruption and delay general polls. They declared that the PML-N would foil all conspiracies of rulers.

BZU DECLARES RESULT: The Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan has announced the result of BCom part-11, first annual examination, 2012 here on Tuesday. According to the result notification, a total of 1580 candidates appeared in the examination out of which 861 were declared successful while 719 failed. Thus the overall success ratio in this examination stood at 54.49 per cent.

Commissioner sees dengue-free Punjab soon: Divisional Commissioner Muhammad Khurram Agha has said that the Punjab government’s dengue eradication campaign is going ahead successfully and soon Punjab will become a dengue-free area.

Addressing a seminar held to create awareness on dengue here on Tuesday, the Commissioner added that although no dengue infection case was reported from Multan and surroundings so far, yet 513 beds were allocated for dengue patients in Nishtar Hospital on orders of Chief Minister. He said that a total of 28 patients infected with dengue were brought to Nishtar Hospital since January 2012 but none of them was resident of Multan.

Speaking on this occasion, the other speakers said that medicines could offer only 10 to 15 per cent cure while 80 to 85 per cent cure lied in prevention.

They added that dengue was not a mosquito but a virus. “If a mosquito bites an infected person, it becomes carrier,” they further explained. They said that we could prevent the attack of this virus by keeping our surroundings clean and taking balanced food.

The proceedings were conducted by Sajjad Jahania wile director DGPR Mrs. Perveen Mahmood was the chief guest.