LAHORE – Punjab government has sought help of Punjab police to tackle the expected hazard of dengue virus in the province in near future. Chief Minister Inspection Team (CMIT) is keeping vigil eye on this issue and regular meetings with authorities concerned are on to monitor the performance of different departments in this regard, an officer of the Chief Minister Inspection Teamsaid on Monday. He said that police was also being engaged in this regard and DIG, special branch was also attending the meetings on prevention of dengue virus. The officer said that police could help in the monitoring of the implementation of precautionary measures recommended by the committee. The meetings were being held on weekly basis in different towns where participants included, Town Municipal Administration of concerned Town, Councilor, local MPA, MNA, representative of Health Department, member Chief Minister Inspection Team, representative of police and officers from other concerned departments. He said that several people were died of dengue fever last year and World Health Organisation (WHO) had termed Dengue Virus a biggest out break of the World in Pakistan. He said that in metropolis Chief Minister Inspection Team was monitoring the performance of different departments town-wise. He stressed upon the masses to adopt culture of precaution and maintain their homes and surroundings neat and clean. He said that doctors were also sent to Sri Lanka and Thailand but they also told on coming back that those people had adopted culture of precaution and they don’t let the larva of mosquito to be nourished in their surroundings. Sources in health department said that main source of flourishing of larva of mosquito were graveyards, parks public places (where people put pots for feed and water of birds), room coolers leakages of WASA tube-wells and tyre shops and many other places where clean water remains stationed. An other Chief Minister Inspection Team officer said that last year certain areas of Lahore were specified as most hit areas of Dengue virus including Gulberg, Kot Lakhpat and Choungi Amar Sidhu. He said that these areas were being monitored minutely this year.Doctors working at blood banks to get salaries: The Institute of Blood Transfusion On Monday forwarded a summary to Accountant General Punjab for the issuance of salary cheques to doctors working at Blood Banks across the province. Salary cheques will be released in the next three days. Young Doctors Associatiion  has postponed protest plan and appealed to AGP to computerize the record to facilitate doctors in future.