State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad has said that the Punjab government was taking measures for the welfare of the people through development of the Punjab province.

He inaugurated a cattle vaccination campaign in the district. Sheikh Aftab said that the vaccination campaign was launched for the first time in Punjab which will certainly help control spread of diseases in livestock.

He urged the veterinary doctors and assistants to make the campaign a success. Earlier, the director livestock said that the campaign would remain continue till February 23rd and during the period, veterinary teams will go door-to-door to administer vaccine to about 1,317,159 buffalos, cows, sheep, goats and poultry across the district. He said that vaccination kits have been provided for the teams. He asked the veterinary doctors to perform their duty diligently. He said that vaccine will be administered free of cost. Preventing livestock from different diseases is important. He said that all the staff involved in the campaign will be paid honorarium and TA/DA as per the rules.