MPA Qazi Adnan Farid called on Bahawalpur Division Commissioner Saqib Zafar in his office and apprised him of the problems of his constituency PP-268. District Coordination Officer Imran Sikandar Baloch was also present.

The MPA drew the attention of both Commissioner and DCO Bahawalpur towards affairs of Tehsil Municipal Administration, and said that sanitary conditions worsened in city Ahmedpur East. The constriction of dual carriageway from Chowk Abbasia to Railway Station Dera Nawab Sahib also came under discussion.

Qazi Adnan Farid complained about apathetic conditions prevailing in Tehsil Head Quarter Civil Hospital Ahmedpur East and urged both high ups to redress the public grievances. He highlighted other issues of his constituency and demanded Commissioner Bahawalpur to recommend a development package for PP-268 while he would get its approval from Chief Minister Punjab.

The commissioner and the DCO assured the MPA of resolving civic and health related issues. On the occasion, the DCO announced to visit Ahmedpur East today (Saturday).

DEATH: Local famous physician Abdul Tawab Panwar expired. He was 75. His funeral was offered in Eidgah Ahl-e-Hadith Chungi Pirwah. It was attended by doctors, educationists and notables of the city. The deceased was one of the oldest doctor of the city. He was father-in-law of Principal Muslim Public High School Mohammad Ismael Farooqi.

DMS APPOINTED: The Health Department has appointed Doctor Arif Ghauri as deputy superintendent of Tehsil Head Quarter Civil Hospital Ahmedpur East. He has earlier served in cardiology department of BV Hospital Bahawalpur.

NEW OFFICE-BEARER: The PML-N has nominated Mrs Tariq Rasheed Malik as city president of PML-N Women Wing and Ms Zahid Kiran Ansari as tehsil president. According to PML-N sources, these nominations were made on the recommendation of MPA Qazi Adnan Farid.