Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) organized an awareness seminar on Dengue Prevention and Control, here on Thursday, with an aim to raise awareness about the dengue and its prevention from this disease. The seminar was organized by the Department of Entomology, PMAS-AAUR and was attended by all academic heads, faculty members, staff and students of the university. PMAS-AAUR, Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof. Dr. Qamar Zaman was the chief guest, in his address appreciated the efforts of the organizers and stressed upon the need to promote awareness about the dengue fever in all segments of society especially among the students. He said that awareness played a key role in fighting dengue because prevention is far better than cure. He said that it is the responsibility of every citizen to play his role for controlling Dengue and protecting citizens from this dangerous disease by adopting all precautionary measures. He also informed the participants that the dengue eradication campaign is on top of the agenda by the University Administration and urged the students and teachers to take active part in the dengue awareness campaign.Prof. Dr. Mazhar Qayyum Dean Faculty of Sciences and Dr. Muhammad Tariq of Department of Entomology gave lectuers on various aspects of dengue fever, its stages and prevention and control. They also highlighted the control of various developmental stages of dengue from its eggs to larva and full grown mosquitoes. Speakers recommended various preventive measures against the dengue mosquitoes and stressed on collective preventive measures against the dengue menace.