2 drug outlets sealed in Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Drug Inspector Sardar Shabbir Ahmed on Monday sealed two drug outlets for contravention of Drug Act 1976, sources said.
Three stocks of drugs also were seized during checking process and samples were sent to the laboratory for test, added sources. The administration has directed the owners of medical stores to ensure compliance of Drug Act. Meanwhile, the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration, in ongoing drive against selling of sub–standard food items, has sealed two restaurants for selling unhygienic food items. The spokesman of the district administration said 37 food outlets were fined and notices were issued to 39 hotels, restaurants and bakeries for failing to comply with food safety and hygiene laws. The unhygienic food outlets were also imposed fines worth Rs 20,000 on the spot, he added. A total of nine samples of various food items were sent for laboratory analysis.
The sanitary inspectors also delivered lectures on public health and highlighted the importance of hygiene and sanitation. The food outlets have been also directed to ensure vaccination of workers and improve the hygienic conditions immediately.