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PSCA, LWMC join hands to keep City clean

By Our Correspondent
March 02, 2024
This image shows the meeting between the Punjab Safe City Authority (PSCA) and Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) on March 1, 2024. — Facebook/Punjab Safe Cities Authority
This image shows the meeting between the Punjab Safe City Authority (PSCA) and Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) on March 1, 2024. — Facebook/Punjab Safe Cities Authority

LAHORE: Punjab Safe City Authority (PSCA) and Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) has decided to collaborate to keep provincial capital clean. The PSCA and LWMC will sign a formal memorandum of understanding in a few days.

In this regard, a delegation led by the Chief Executive Officer of LWMC Babar Sahib Din visited the Punjab Safe Cities Authority here on Friday. The delegation met with Chief Operating Officer Mustansar Feroze and Chief Administration Officer Shoaib Mahmood.

During the meeting, an effective practical strategy was devised for the identification of garbage through Safe City cameras. Targeted operations will be carried out across the city and action will be taken against those involved in setting fire to garbage, littering, and illegal dumping with the help of Safe City cameras. Representatives of the LWMC will be appointed in Safe City for timely reporting. Mustansar Feroze stated that the concept of a safe and smart city is indispensable for the metropolitan city. The Punjab Safe Cities Authority is providing all possible assistance to all departments for environmental sustainability.

LWMC CEO Babar Sahib Din said that immediate cleanliness will be ensured upon identification through Safe City cameras. The self-accountability, duty checking, and timely actions of Safe Cities cameras will assist in timely actions.

Health festival

The University of Home Economics (UHE) organised its Annual Health Festival at the university’s campus here on Friday. UHE Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Faleeha Zahra Kazmi inaugurated the festival in which dozens of food stalls keeping in view the principles of health were set up. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Faleeha said that the students should take care of their physical and mental health and should eat quality food daily to lead an energetic life.