Prime Minister directs Pakistan International Airline to airlift insecticide from Mumbai for prevention of dengue in Punjab
Islamabad: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has directed the Pakistan International Airline (PIA) to airlift the insecticide from Mumbai, India meant for prevention of dengue in Punjab. These insecticides were purchased by the Punjab Government.
It may be pointed out that the PIA was reluctant to airlift the insecticide due to its rules which prohibit the transportation of the material of this nature.
The Prime Minister’s instructions amount to according a waiver in the face of epidemic of dengue in the province of the Punjab.
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