DERA GHAZI KHAN-The Livestock Department distributed 720 sheep and goats to deserving widows to help them augment their income.

The cattle heads were distributed at a ceremony held here. District Officer Livestock Dr Tauseef Tahir to The Nation that livestock has been distributed in line with the vision of the Punjab chief minister to empower the widows. He informed that in the next phase women belonging to poor families would be provided four ducks and applications for the process are being received. He said the entire process is being strictly supervised by Punjab Livestock Secretary Naseem Sadiq personally.