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LWMC finalises strategy for Eidul Azha

By Our Correspondent
May 23, 2024
LWMC CEO, Babar Sahib Din poses for a photo in his office. — Lahore Waste Management Company Website/File
LWMC CEO, Babar Sahib Din poses for a photo in his office. — Lahore Waste Management Company Website/File

LAHORE: Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) Chief Executive Officer Babar Sahib Din Saturday vowed promoting responsible waste management practices epitomising the spirit of public responsibility and community engagement on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

In a meeting held at the LWMC head office, the CEO reviewed preparations of the LWMC to keep city neat and clean on the occasion of Eid. The CEO discussed the platform to assess the progress of ongoing procurement processes essential for Eid-ul-Azha arrangements.

With meticulous attention to detail CEO LWMC scrutinised the procurement timeline and emphasising the urgency of timely completion to facilitate a seamless waste management system during Eid.

A key agenda of the meeting was the inspection of five temporary dump sites established across the city for efficient waste disposal. The Planning and Project Department received directives to conduct thorough site visits and provide comprehensive reports ensuring the operational effectiveness.

According to LWMC spokesperson, CEO LWMC issued instructions for the expedited procurement of waste bags essential for the proper disposal of animal excreta and their timely availability to maintain cleanliness standards during Eid.

In a proactive move to promote environmental awareness LWMC announced plans to establish awareness camps in all cattle markets sanctioned by the district government in Lahore. LWMC affirmed that these initiatives aim to educate citizens on responsible waste management practices and foster a culture of environmental stewardship.

Furthermore, in a gesture of support to patrons visiting cattle markets, the CEO declared that waste bags would be provided free of charge. This initiative seeks to incentivize responsible waste disposal behaviors and contribute to a cleaner environment on Eid-ul-Azha.

To bolster waste management infrastructure, LWMC revealed plans to establish service delivery campuses in 274 union councils across Lahore. CEO Babar Sahib Din emphasised the significance of these campuses in optimising waste collection and disposal processes, ensuring efficient service delivery throughout the city.

LWMC was steadfast in its commitment to facilitating a clean, bright and environmentally sustainable Eid-ul-Azha celebration for the residents of Lahore. As preparations intensify the organisation remains resolute in its mission to uphold cleanliness standards and promote responsible waste management practices.