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Municipal bodies lift and bury record offal this year: Administrator Karachi

Karachi, September 27, 2015 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Sajjad Hussain Abbasi has announced to launch a week long cleanliness campaign in the city from Monday. While declaring emergency in municipal bodies he said this year more sacrifices were made than anticipated on Eid-ul-Azha and the municipal organizations lifted and buried over 1.2million offal in the first two days of Eid which is a record if compared to past.

Talking to media representatives during a visit of the city on third day of Eid he said all municipal leadership including KMC Administrator was on roads since last four days. Some complaints were received about non compliance of the DMCs complaints centers and action was being taken against them. He said directives were issued for lodging F.I.R against the sanitary inspectors or other staff which was found involved in dumping the offal outside of trenches.

Administrator Karachi said more than 3 thousand complaints were received in the first two days of Eid which had been resolved on the same day. Some problems were created due to more than anticipated sacrifices but KMC and DMCs controlled the situation with mutual coordination and the sanitation condition was remained well except for a few areas where additional manpower and vehicles were deputed to improve the situation.

“It needed some time to lift and dispose off 14 to 15 Lac offal on immediate basis for which we made all efforts to do this work speedily” he said Administrator Sajjad Abbasi said the Governor of Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad visited the city on the first day of Eid and the provincial minister for local government also monitored the whole operation whereas I am also visiting city and have gone to different areas.

He said the usual garbage removal and disposal was also done along with this operation and we have decided to observe cleanliness week from Monday till next Sunday during which the leaves of staff in KMC and DMCs will be cancelled and cleanliness work will be performed on emergency basis in each district of Karachi. Administrator Karachi said the minister for local government and the chief minister Sindh would also pay a visit of city and inspect the cleanliness conditions.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-99232400-01
Fax: +92-21-99232406
Email: administrator@karachicity.gov.pk

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