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Smoke Free Karachi PSVs Campaign; Traffic Police East aware drivers about Tobacco use hazards

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On the directives of SSP Traffic East Ghulam Sarwar Bhayo, Traffic Police East awareness Incharge Sohail Ahmed along with District Coordinator Tobacco Control East Bilal Zafar, Member awareness team Zameer, Head Moharrir & Section Officer Rashid Minhas Traffic Section including other officials raised awareness among public about the hazards of tobacco use  and Tobacco Control laws at Rashid Minhas Road near Millenium Mall.
The Awareness team of Traffic Police East pasted smoke free signage stickers on Public Service Vehicles (PSVs) including mini bus , coaches, rickshaw and cars, and Bus Stand.

 

Moreover they also told drivers about the hazards of tobacco use and its existing laws by distributing broachers and pamphlets among them.

However while speaking with Traffic Police Officials ,Bilal Zafar District Coordinator Tobacco Control East shed light on the Tobacco Control laws and the role of Traffic Police  for its compliance .

 

He stated that Smoke Free Karachi Public Service Vehicles campaign is the part of Tobacco Smoke Free Cities Ministry of NHSRC and Commissioner Karachi vision to make Karachi a model Tobacco Smoke Free City.

At last the Rashid Minhas Traffic Section has been declared smoke free after the fixing of smoke free signage at its entrance, and the traffic police officials also assured to raise awareness drivers about the hazards of tobacco use and its laws which prohibit smoking in all public service vehicles.

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