Chinese company to start collecting garbage in Karachi

Published: November 20, 2016
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Two days after Karachi mayor Waseem Akhter demanded a targeted development campaign for the city, Sindh government and a Chinese company have signed an agreement for garbage disposal in the metropolitan.

According to Radio Pakistan, the agreement for the much-needed system took place between Chinese company Wuzung and the Sindh Solid Waste Management Board.

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The agreement will entail garbage collection by the company in South and East districts of the city. The Chinese company will collect garbage from citizen’s houses, free of charge.

While trashcans and large-sized garbage containers will be installed in localities of the two districts, government is also planning to sign a similar agreement for other districts of Karachi.

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  • Praful R Shah
    Nov 21, 2016 - 8:00AM

    Will soon there will be Chinese everywhere in Pakistan and Pakistani will unemployed? Recommend

  • Mateen
    Nov 21, 2016 - 8:27AM

    What are the two districts. They are talking about?Recommend

  • BrainBro
    Nov 21, 2016 - 8:46AM

    East and South Districts are mainly Defense and Clifton. So, it is basically a service for the already rich. The actual problems lie in the North of the city.Recommend

  • M.Sethi
    Nov 21, 2016 - 5:58PM

    Shameful that we are incapable of even handling such a menial task like our own trash’s disposal and need foreign help Recommend

  • Haris
    Nov 22, 2016 - 10:13AM

    Are you kidding me….why my tax money is being spent to serve the rich….Bring the services where they are needed i.e. the original KarachiRecommend

  • Usman
    Nov 22, 2016 - 3:44PM

    Elected representatives of Karachi haven’t given the authority but the Chines are authorized to lift the trash from Karachi.

    Exceptionally shameful Sindh Govt.

    May ALLAH help KarachiitesRecommend

  • Sohail Rana
    Nov 23, 2016 - 1:22AM

    Interesting comments typical Pakistani respone blame everyone else. Please tell me who generates the garbage? How many of you personally got involved to join hands with people in your area formed a neighborhood group made sure everyone complied with cleanliness? There is a lack of personal responsibility that permeates in our society we are lazy, complain tear down as this become. National pastime. At least the Chinese are cleaning since each one of us are not!Recommend

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