Sacrificing holidays: Over 2,000 sanitary workers kept city clean

Authority says workers and supervisory staff worked in three shifts and kept the city clean


Online July 21, 2015
A photo of sanitary workers. PHOTO: SHAHID BUKHARI

ISLAMABAD:


More than 2,000 workers of the sanitation directorate and other relevant formations of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) performed duties during the Eid holidays in the federal capital.


The workers and supervisory staff worked in three shifts and kept the city clean, according to a press release issued by the authority.


CDA Member Administration and Estate Amer Ali Ahmed also reviewed the progress of facilities provided by different formations and appreciated the cleanliness of Eid Gahs, recreational spots and parks during the Eid holidays.


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Ahmed said uninterrupted water supply was ensured to all residential areas and emergency water tanker service was available round-the-clock to meet any deficiency.


He said the fire brigade service also responded to a number of calls including fire incidents at a bakery, a hostel and two houses.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 22nd, 2015. 

COMMENTS (1)

zain | 5 years ago | Reply Its good news but public needs to participate in this as well. While all of us openly accept and say that cleanliness is half of our faith yet we make so much mess in our cities. Also, i have noticed that all these workers lacked proper attire such as masks, gloves, and their work clothes. Other than that i am delighted to see such hard working people dedicated to keep our country clean. keep up the good work !!
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