President shows serious concern over spread of dengue pandemic

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari has shown grave concern over the spread of Dengue fever in Pakistan and the loss of human lives in this pandemic. The President has directed all the federal government agencies, the provincial governments and other  authorities concerned to take immediate preventive measures to curtail the effects of this fatal disease.

The President directed that liaison between the federal and provincial governments be further strengthened. The cooperation of the international agencies would also be welcome in this regard, the President said.The President said that all possible efforts should be made in assisting patients infected with Dengue virus and for that purpose special arrangements be made in all the major hospitals of the country.He also expected that medical staff would make extra efforts in alleviating the sufferings of the patients and their families. – APP