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Medical stores sealed in Dir.

TIMERGARA -- The Lower Dir administration on Monday sealed several medicine shops in Chakdara and Talash bazaars for keeping expired and low quality drugs and operating without licence.

Assistant Commissioner, Adenzai, Shah Jamil Khan along with drug inspector Ziaullah raided dozens of medical stores and checked their stocks. Six stores were sealed for keeping expired and low quality drugs.

The health authorities also sealed several medical stores in Talash Bazaar for operating without legal authority.

Talking to journalists AC Shah Jamil said the administration would not let anyone play with human life.

He said medical stores, clinical laboratories and private hospitals not fulfilling the health regulatory authority's requirements would face legal action.

PARLIAMENT'S SUPREMACY: Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-F provincial chief Maulana Gul Naseeb Khan on Monday said the parliament was the most powerful and important pillar of the state and its supremacy should be upheld.

Talking to reporters in Laram Darra on Monday, he said any standing committee of the Senate had the powers to call judges, generals and bureaucrats for explanation on important issues. He said the widespread reports about horse-trading during the Senate election had degraded the institution.

Mr Naseeb, who lost the recent Senate election, said the Chief Justice of Pakistan should take suo motu action on the alleged bargaining in Senate polls.

About his defeat, the Maulana said an investigation committee comprising FUI-F executive council members would probe the matter.

JI YOUTH ELECTION: Mohammad Raziq was elected president and Mujeeb Khan general secretary of JI youth wing, Timergara chapter, during its annual election on Monday.

Shah Raz Khan was elected vice president, Salimullah joint secretary, Azizullah press secretary and Inayat Khan sports in-charge, respectively.

JI Timergara tehsil emir Sher Bahadar administered the oath to the newly-elected members.

MEDICAL CAMP: The Pak Army's Chakdara battalion set up a medical camp at degree college Khanpur the other day, examining hundreds of patients, including women and children, and providing them with medicines.

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