PESHAWAR: Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Dr. Kazim Niaz has directed all Divisional Commissioners to ensure implementation of Standard Operating Procedure ( SOPs )issued by the provincial government for cattle markets, including ensuring Congo spray and other precautionary measures in cattle markets.He issued these instructions while presiding over the Divisional Commissioners Meeting through video link in the Chief Secretary Committee Room.
Inspector General of Police Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi was also present on the occasion.The meeting was attended by Secretary Home, Secretary Tourism, Secretary Health and other high officials.During the meeting, the Chief Secretary was briefed by the Commissioners on Corona situation, SOPs, smart lockdown, hoarding, locust , dengue and other issues. The Chief Secretary was informed that 121 cattle markets have been set up across the province It is out of cities and SOPs issued by the government are being fully implemented.
Chief Secretary said that violation of SOPs on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha could lead to a major tragedy, therefore implementation of SOPs on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha should be ensured at all costs to prevent Corona epidemic.Chief Secretary directed the Commissioners to keep a close watch on dengue in their respective districts and said that special attention should be paid to the breeding places of dengue and timely precautionary measures and arrangements should be ensured.
Chief Secretary expressed satisfaction over the operations against locusts and directed the commissioners and concerned departments to continue working with a better strategy. He said that the provincial strategy for controlling locusts was being appreciated not only nationally but also internationally.He directed all the commissioners in their respective districts to crack down against hoarders. Chief secretary also directed the administration to ensure acquisition of lands for police stations in merged districts. On this occasion, Inspector General of Police Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi has directed all regional police officers to cooperate fully with the civil administration.