HAFIZABAD

State Minster for National Health Services, Regulations and coordination Saira Afzal Tarar has warned that negligence in the provision of medical facilities would not be tolerated and negligent doctors and paramedics would be dealt with sternly.

She also directed Medical Superintendent Khalid Mehmmod to complete the Trauma Centre and make it operational without further waste of time

Addressing the government officers in the DCO Office, she said that service to humanity is great worship and it is duty of the government functionaries to perform their duties honestly and with commitment. She stressed a need for further improvement in the education sector. She also directed the Public Health Engineering Department to complete the ongoing sewerage project to mitigate difficulties of the citizens.

On the other side, Punjab Secretary Cooperative Babar Hayat Tarar has stressed a need for improving security arrangements in the educational institutions.

Visiting different schools and colleges, he said that government was giving top priority to the security of students and it was duty of the management of schools and colleges to further improve security arrangements.

Acting DCO Nouman Hafeez and DPO Shaker Hussain Dawar told the visiting secretary that the administration has provided armed security guards, who have also been imparted special training to fight terrorist activity.

Manwhile, DCO Usman stressed a need for better service delivery to the people to restore their confidence in the official institutions.

Laying the foundation stone of Circuit House and Masjid in Tehsil Complex Pindi Bhattian, he said that the public is being facilitated under the one window programme in the Tehsil complex Pindi Bhattian. He called upon the employees to perform their duties honestly and with dedication. He said that all of us are accountable to Almighty Allah and the masses and we should strive to provide relief to the aggrieved persons without dillydallying tactics.

He appreciated Assistant Commissioner Saroosh Fatima for beautifying Tehsil Complex by planting ornamental plants, trees and providing recreational facilities for the families.

TWO HELD: City police have arrested two drug paddlers, seized 180 bottles of foreign wine and registered a case. On a tip-off, the police intercepted a car near Sherpura Hafizabad and during search, recovered 180 bottles of liquor from the vehicle. The police arrested Shakeel Nasir of Sultanpura and Khalid Mehmood of Tahir Colony Hafizabad. According to police source, the accused used to supply liquor to addicts in different towns.