Altaf Hamid Rao.
Mirpur District Live Stock lab starts 26 types of chemical tests,
MIRPUR [AJK], (Parliament Times): Under the spirit to ensure the supply of pure non-adulterated milk to the consumers in the lake district of Mirpur, the law enforcement wing of the AJK Local Government Board have started at least 26 types of chemical tests of the milk in the local Live Stock Laboratory of AJK government.
This was disclosed in a meeting chaired by the Secretary AJK Local Government Board Sardar Aqeel Mahmod during his surprise visit to the Mipur offices of the District Council here on Thursday.
Senior officers of the local civic bodies – the District Council and Municipal Corporation including Municipal Magistrate Zahid Majeed Sheikh, Chief Officer Municipality Arshad Mahmood, District Veterinary Officer Dr. Naeem Kaalis and others were also present on this occasion.
Addressing the meeting, Secretary AJK Local Government Board Sardar Aqeel Mahmod directed the audience to take immediate possible steps to ensure the supply of pure edibles including milk, meat and butter.
The top boss of the AJK LG Board was informed that the civic bodies have taken stringent steps to ensure the supply of meat from the official slaughter houses through the regular daily checking by the joint inspection team headed by the Municipal Magistrate Zahid Majeed Sheikh Veterinary officer and a representatives of the Municipal Corporation and the District Council.
The meeting discussed various steps to ensure the supply of edibles free of all sorts of adulteration in the Municipal jurisdiction and rest of the district.