LAHORE – Deputy Commissioner (DC) Muddasir Riaz Malik has directed all the departments concerned to intensify measures for complete eradication of dengue in the provincial capital. He was presiding over a meeting of District Emergency Response Committee for Anti-Dengue at his office here on Tuesday. Assistant commissioners, district coordinators, officials of Environment Protection Department, Social Welfare, LDA, PHA and others attended the meeting. The DC said that the district heads of all departments should fulfill their responsibilities for prevention of dengue and in case of negligence they would be held responsible. “All departments concerned should regularly submit reports about their anti-dengue activities,” he added. Meanwhile, the deputy commissioner launched monsoon tree plantation drive by planting a sapling at the premises of Govt Degree College for Women, Gawalmandi. He said the district administration would plant 7,500 saplings in various collages and educational institutions of the city during the ongoing plantation campaign.