Administrator Karachi Laiq Ahmed has said that a full-fledged spray campaign is being launched to provide protection to the citizens against Malaria and Dengue, which will continue for a month.
The participation of civil society and welfare agencies in the work of improving the city is welcome, he said while talking to media persons after inaugurating the spray campaign at the KMC headquarters here on Tuesday.
Arif Lakhani, Trustee of Sailani Welfare Trust International and other representatives were also present on the occasion. The Administrator inaugurated the campaign by putting medicine in the spray machine.
He said that 20 spray vehicles of KMC will be used in the spray campaign. The KMC staff, which has been deployed along with the volunteers of the Tourist Welfare Trust, said that the purpose of involving the TWT in this campaign is to keep comprehensive and complete information on sprays in different parts of the city so that if needed in any area, an immediate vehicle and spray will be sent.
He said that providing protection to the citizens from mosquitoes and other germs is an important and basic responsibility of the Karachi Metropolitan Municipality and therefore they want to do this work in the best possible way. He said that the spray campaign has been started from South and East districts.
While spraying will be done in different areas for a week and then in other districts, a full schedule has been prepared for the spray campaign and efforts have been made to ensure that no area is left out of the spray.
Laiq Ahmed said that the stand of civil society and people with KMC in the payment of local body services is a proof that due to its better performance, the Karachi Metropolitan Municipality has now gained their trust and hence it Reaching out for cooperation in every field, he said that not only in the spray campaign but also in improving the cemeteries and installing RO plants, the services of social and welfare organizations including Saylani Welfare, Edhi are being sought.
JDC, Chhipa, Alamgir Welfare Trust and other institutions and our partnership with these institutions will continue. Officers and staff used to be criticized but now the same staff has refuted this criticism through their good deeds, all the employees have to do their part to keep the organization on the path of improvement because KMC is a public service organization and the citizens of Karachi have high expectations from this organization