Effective measures being taken to curb smoking: Mamnoon

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday said effective measures were being taken to curb smoking, which besides other reasons was one of the major causes of heart diseases.

Talking to a delegation of Pakistan National Heart Association (PANAH) led by its Chairman Major General (retd) Masood-ur-Rehman Kayani at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad, the president, however, added in addition to the government efforts the people should also change their lifestyle and improve their food for the prevention of heart and other ailments.

The president lauded the services of PANAH, and said the campaign about the prevention of heart ailments being run by the association was creating awareness among the masses.

Mamnoon Hussain said PANAH was contributing towards the prevention of heart diseases.

The Chairman PANAH briefed the president about the activities of PANAH. On this occasion, he also presented his book to the president.

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