SHANGLA: Speakers at the seminar here on Tuesday stressed the need for rapid vaccination of livestock and adaptation of best husbandry practices to achieve maximum benefits.
The seminar was organized in the Langbar region of the Bunerwal trade union council in Chakesar tehsil by the livestock department as part of the “Field Day of Cattle Breeders” to sensitize the population.
The event brought together more than 100 farmers, local elders and officials from the livestock department. Deputy Commissioner Ihsanullah was the main guest on the occasion.
Addressing the seminar, Dr Haider Hayat said that there are no factories or other facilities in Shangla district. However, local communities stricken by poverty could earn a lot of money from the livestock trade, he added.
He said the livestock needed proper care as well as timely vaccination. He said the department is working to train local farmers by educating them about better livestock health.
Dr Shaukat also underlined the importance, procedures and objectives of public sector development projects.
AC Ihsanullah, in his speech, stressed the need to vaccinate livestock in a timely manner and adapt better husbandry practices to derive maximum benefit.
He urged farmers to benefit from the Prime Minister’s emergency program for agriculture and livestock. On this occasion, the heads of the livestock department distributed free medicines, vaccines and other items to breeders for 1,973 animals.
ACCIDENT: Four people were seriously injured when a van skidded off the Bisham-Swat road in the Shaumanu Kas area in Alpuri tehsil here on Tuesday.
Rescue 1122 spokesman Rasool Khan Sharif told reporters that a van, arriving from Swat, skidded off the road near the Alpuri district headquarters. He added that four people were seriously injured in the crash.
Mr Sharif said the injured people received first aid from the Rescue 1122 team. They were transferred to the Alpuri district headquarters hospital for treatment. He said the injured were from the Kuz Alpuri region in Shangla.
Posted in Dawn, le 8 September 2021