NOORPUR THAL-The tehsil municipal administration finalised arrangements for celebrating Independent Day with fervour and enthusiasm.

According to AC Ch Ali Atif Buttar, main function of Independence Day would be held at TMA Hall.

On the other hand, a survey conducted by this correspondent reveals that the city is buzzing with different activities as the citizens are buying flags, stickers, caps, posters and badges to observe the day in a befitting manner. The national flag is fluttering atop most of the houses and people of all ages, especially the children, are excited to celebrate the day. The arrangements by the citizens are also in full swing as the main markets and most of the houses and streets in the city are being decorated with buntings. The celebrations would begin with special prayers for the stability, progress and prosperity of the country. The main function of the day will be organised by the TMA while flag hoisting ceremonies will also be held at Government Degree College and Government Commerce Institute.

Moot ON dengue

The education department organised a seminar here to raise awareness among the masses, especially the students, regarding precautionary measures to avoid dengue and its spread in tehsil Noorpur Thal.

The seminar was held at Government Girls Primary School Rangpur Baghar. A large number of teachers and students attended the event.

Addressing the participants, Assistant Education Officer Musarrat Bibi emphasized the need for active public participation to control dengue, adding that the excessive fumigation is not only injurious to human health and environment but also develops resistance in mosquitoes against the chemical. She also advised the participants to remove hotspots of dengue from their houses.

AEO APPOINTED: The education department appointed Rifat Batool Awan as Assistant Education Officer (AEO) in subdivision Jauva Kalan. AEO Rifat Awan took the charge and started discharging her duty. Teachers, students and citizens congratulated Rifat Awan for her appointment as AEO.