KARACHI - City Nazim Mustafa Kamal has taken serious notice of the delay in the establishment of free medical treatment facility for sacrificial animals and has issued directives to the authorities concerned to set up veterinary medical camps at sacrificial animals markets with immediate effect, TheNation learnt on Thursday. Sources in the CDGK Veterinary Department said that free medical treatment camps had been established in all the towns wherein free medicines were being provided to owners of the sacrificial animals. It is to be noted that the CDGK had announced that they would established free medical treatment camps for sacrificial animals in each town where medical check-up, treatment and free medicines to be provided to animals brought to the City for sacrificial purposes. The initiative aimed at preventing the sacrificial animals from diseases and stopping the sacrifices of sick animals. But the CDGK failed to implement the plan due to the prevailing financial crisis. The issue was raised in the print media that if sick and unhealthy sacrificial animals slaughtered during Eidul Azha, it may cause any epidemic and health hazard. The CDGKs veterinary committee Chairman Arif Bhatti, when contacted told TheNation that free medical camps for sacrificial animals had been set up in various towns on the directives of the City Nazim. He said that a veterinary doctor, other staffers and free medicines were being provided at each Veterinary medical treatment camp to the visitors. Bhatti said that he himself visited a camp established in UC 7 Gazdarabad, Saddar town and review facilities and arrangements at the camp where more than 100 people visited for free treatment of their sacrificial animals on Thursday. UC Nazim Gazdarabad, Nasir Hussain Ajmeri, said that dozens of people were visiting the camp for treatment of their animals and by observing the number of visitors importance of establishment of such camps felt necessary. He said that these camps would function till Saturday night and people could contact the camps for check-up and treatment with free medicines to their animals. The sources said that the delay in the establishment of veterinary medical treatment camps issue was resolved when City Nazim Mustafa Kamal directed to the finance department to approved and release the funds for the purpose. They said that the summary was lying with the CDGK finance department from the past few days but did not approve. On the directives of the City Nazim it was approved and free medical treatment camps for sacrificial animals started operation in various towns, they added.