D.I.KHAN, Sep 30 (APP): Deputy Commissioner Dera Ismail Khan Nasrullah Khan has said that all resources would be utilized to ensure the best arrangements for the celebrations of Rabi-ul-Awwal.
All departments concerned should perform their responsibilities effectively, he instructed while presiding over a meeting held on Friday regarding the arrangements for Rabi-ul-Awwal, especially the processions.
The meeting was also attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Iqbal Wazir, Assistant Commissioners, TMOs, officers, and representatives of Health, Education, Police, Local Government, WSSC, WAPDA, Rescue 1122, Social Welfare, and other related departments.
On this occasion, the DC directed WAPDA to ensure an uninterrupted power supply. He asked the police department to prepare a foolproof security plan and ensure its full implementation so that any untoward incident could be avoided or timely action could be taken to deal with any emergency situation.
The WSSC, TMOs, and local governments were ordered to ensure sanitation, clean drinking water, lighting, drainage, and cleaning of procession routes etc.
The deputy commissioner said the schedule should be provided to the administration regarding the events that were being organized in connection with Rabi-ul-Awwal under the auspices of the Education Department.
He directed all the assistant commissioners to monitor the arrangements on the procession routes to ensure the best arrangement.
Likewise, a control room will also be set up by the administration to ensure quick connections. He directed Rescue 1122 and the Health Department to ensure the provision of ambulances and first aid facilities at the routes of the procession, while the Police Department was asked to ensure the security of all the procession routes, especially the official and sensitive places.
He also stressed the need for mutual cooperation among all the departments concerned so that better arrangements could be made.