RAWALPINDI: Cleanliness campaign going successful, which was launched in 46 union councils of the city.
The cleanliness campaign was launched on last April 26.
Talking to APP, District Officer Solid Waste Management Dr Mazhar Azeem said that 18,000 tons of garbage has been lifted so far. He further said that 44 union councils have been cleaned while the remaining UC 15 and UC 16 will be completed very soon.
More than 25 vehicles are engaged to lift garbage and waste from different areas. He said that total 8 plots were cleared and building material was also lifted from Potohar and Rawal Town.
He said that every effort is being made to make Rawalpindi a model city, this is duty of every one to play its role for beautification and decoration of the city, he added.
Earlier, the opposition leader in the National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan directed to the members OF Punjab Assembly including Ziaullah Shah, Malik Ghulam Raza, Raja Hanif advocate and Sheheryar Riaz along with EDO Municipal Services Imtiaz Ahmad Malik and District Officer Special Planning Ali Imran to ensure visit at various areas of the city to supervise general cleanliness.
All the four MPAs belonging to PML-N appealed the people not to throw garbage in the streets and also collaborate with sanitation staff in cleanliness drive. (APP)