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DCs to monitor offal collection and disposal

By Our Correspondent
June 17, 2024
Karachi Commissioner Syed Hassan Naqvi chairs a meeting regarding arrangements for the collection and disposal of sacrificial animal offal on Eid-ul-Azha image released on June 15, 2024. — Facebook/Commissioner Karachi Office
Karachi Commissioner Syed Hassan Naqvi chairs a meeting regarding arrangements for the collection and disposal of sacrificial animal offal on Eid-ul-Azha image released on June 15, 2024. — Facebook/Commissioner Karachi Office

Karachi Commissioner Syed Hassan Naqvi on Saturday chaired a review meeting to discuss the arrangements for the collection and disposal of sacrificial animal offal on Eid-ul-Azha.

The meeting was attended by Additional Commissioner Syed Ghulam Mehdi, Executive Director Sindh Solid Waste Management Board Tariq Nizamani, senior officers from all town municipal administrations, Deputy Commissioner West Ahmed Ali Siddiqui, Deputy Commissioner Korangi Jawwad Muzaffar, Deputy Commissioner Keamari Junaid Khan, and other deputy commissioners and officers who joined via web link.

The meeting was informed that all arrangements for the collection and disposal of sacrificial animal offal had been finalised. It was reported that all town municipal administrations had made necessary arrangements for offal collection and disposal.

A total of 99 collection points has been designated, and the Solid Waste Management Board has provided vehicles, staff, and other resources to all the towns. It was decided that all deputy commissioners would monitor the offal collection work, and all institutions would carry out their duties in coordination and consultation with the deputy commissioners. The deputy commissioners briefed the meeting on the arrangements made in their

respective districts.

It was also decided that the deputy commissioners would provide all possible assistance and guidance to the Sindh Solid Waste Management Board and town municipal corporations in their respective areas. The board and town municipal corporations would also provide all necessary information in their contingency plans, including vehicle numbers, driver names, and their contact numbers.