BAHAWALPUR - Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F Punjab Ameer Maulana Rasheed Ahmad Ludhianvi said that the government had failed to maintain law order in the country, adding that the government had handed over Karachi to terrorists.

"Pakistan has been made a centre of problems and crises as well as a safe haven for extremists and terrorists.

The agenda for which Pakistan was created has not been fulfilled yet in the 64 years," he said talking to the media in Bahawalpur.

He said that Pakistan should be freed from landlords and corrupt politicians. He said that loot sale of seats has been opened by political parties. He said, "We oppose the bill got through the Senate related to the new province. We support the restoration of Bahawalpur province. On March 31, "Islam Zinda Abad" conference will be held in Lahore at Minar-e-Pakistan," he said.

TRAINING WORKSHOP: Experts disclosed that Pakistan has fourth position in milk production throughout the world.

Khairpur Tamewali Veterinary Officer Dr Ali Raza Abbasi expressed these thoughts in a training workshop at Bahawalpur. "The Pakistanis use milk worth Rs150,000 trillion per annum. Livestock plays an important role in the economic development of the country along with agriculture. Economic situation could be strengthened by increasing the livestock production and it will also be beneficial for the cattle owners," he said.

He noted that cattle production tendency should be increased in line with the increase in population so the people of Pakistan could get quality meat and milk. On the occasion, Dr Muhammad Arif Khan said that problems of cattle production could be solved by using latest techniques. He said that the breeding of good cows, buffaloes, lambs and goats are being done in the 22 experimental farms throughout Punjab.

Breeding of more than 1 million cows and buffaloes is being done annually by using modern techniques and more than 10 million families are attached with the cattle farming, he said.

Dengue awareness seminar held: A dengue awareness seminar was held at Govt College for Women here the other day. College Principal Shahida Asghar presided over the seminar whereas a number of experts addressed it.

On the occasion, the EDO Health delivered a lecture on the subject. He enlightened the audience about dengue fever and its vector, prevention and controlling measures. He highlighted the role of community in control and awareness about the dengue virus.

A large number of students and teachers of the college attended the seminar.

At the end, Prof Shahida Asghar addressed the audience. She urged the students and teachers to take active part in the dengue awareness campaign of the Punjab government.