Agha Siraj Durrani—the Speaker Sindh Assembly has suggested exporting the stray dogs to China and the Philippines.
Expressing concerns over the latest increase in the cases of rabies across the nation, the suggestion has been put forward.
The proposition came in light of a resolution that was filed by the legislator of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)—Dr Seema Zia based on the alarming surge in the rabies cases in the country which was approved with unison by the provincial members of the opposition and the government.
Zia mentioned that there exists a deficit of anti-rabies vaccines in hospitals.
PTI member Zaman stressed that how the government of Sindh had previously promised to launch vaccines for controlling the reproduction of dogs, but none of that has been put into effect as yet.
Zaman further mentioned that Karachi alone has got nearly 100,000 stray dogs presently.
Taking into consideration the suggested proposal of exporting dogs to China and Philippines the provincial minister of Sindh for Health—Dr. Azra Pechuho said that the number of rabies cases reported in the entire province is 59 and that the government is already working to introduce the anti-rabies vaccines.