980 tons garbage removed

Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB), Sanitation department staff, under ongoing cleanliness week have removed 980 tons garbage during two days.
According to RCB spokesman Qaiser Mahmood, during the drive started on Sept 25, the workers have removed garbage from residential and commercial areas falling in its jurisdiction. Parks and graveyards are also being cleaned, he added.
An awareness campaign regarding cleanliness has been started and the residents are being urged to play their role to make cantt areas clean.
Pamphlets were also distributed among traders, motorists and residents. The week long drive would conclude on Oct 1, he added.
He informed that the routes of Muharram processions and adjacent areas of Imambargahs are especially being focused.
The residents are appreciating efforts of the Cantonment Board for making cantt areas clean.
The spokesman said, all out efforts are being made to create awareness among the residents about cleanliness, so that they could play their role in this regard.—APP

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