LAHORE: The Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) cleanliness operation to remove animal waste is underway in the provincial capital on Monday.
LWMC Managing Director Muhammad Ajmal Bhatti, General Manager Operations Sohail Anwar Malik and other officials were in the field after offering Eid prayer to monitor the cleanliness operation.
The LWMC MD said negligence in removing waste will not be tolerated adding that all the officers and workers would remain in field to ensure proper cleanliness operation.
“All complaints of the people will be timely resolved and the cleanliness operation is being monitored through control room as well,” he added. LWMC GM Operations Sohail Anwar said operation would continue in the city till the removal of the animal waste. Spokesman of the company said, “citizens can get waste bags from union council (UCs) and set up model camps. He requested the people to put offal in waste bags instead of throwing improperly.”
He further said 3,400 vehicles were being used to lift offal from every corner of the city. He said citizens could lodge their complaint on helpline 1139 or use “Clean Lahore mobile application.”
Lahore Commissioner Asif Bilal Lodhi also visited camps set-up by the LWMC in different parts of the city and reviewed the arrangements.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 14th, 2019.