13 Cattle Markets Set Up In City.

LAHORE -- The district administration has set up 13 temporary cattle markets for purchase of sacrificial animals in the provincial capital and imposed a ban on setting up any other point in the city.

Lahore Division Commissioner Usman Younis issued a directive to improve condition of these animal markets and asked the authorities concerned to chalk out special traffic plan besides providing foolproof security. Presiding over a meeting to review arrangements of animal markets here on Saturday, he asked the health authority to take steps against Congo virus which is spreading through the animals. The commissioner directed the Metropolitan Corporation Lahore to make proper arrangement for lighting, parking and drinking water for visitors, saying indiscriminate action against encroachments should be carried out from time-to-time against the violations in the cattle markets. An information desk of the allied departments for visitors assistance should be made operation at the earliest, he added.

Around 13 cattle markets of nine zone of the provincial capital were set up at Shahpur Kanjra, Pine Avenue Road, Sundar Road, NFC Society, Raiwind Road Mangamandi, Saggian Road, Lakhodair near Ring Road, LDA City near Kahna, Gajumata, DHA phase-9 Block-N, Vegetable Market Nishtar Colony and others. Meanwhile, Punjab Inspector General of Police Rao Sardar Ali Khan has said that steps should be taken for the security of cattle markets in all the districts of the province on the...

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