CDA finalizes arrangements for Eid-ul-Azha

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA) Shiekh Anser Aziz, has directed all the formations of the Authority to make all out efforts for provision of quality services and collection and disposal of entrails, offals and waste material of sacrificial animals in the federal capital during Eid-ul-Azha and no laxity in this regard will be tolerated. He directed all formations of the Authority to provide additional machinery and assistance to the Directorate of Sanitation for this mega operation.
Mayor of Islamabad & Chairman CDA, gave these directions while reviewing the arrangements in this regard.
On this occasion, Member Environment, Sanaullah Aman, Director Sanitation, officers of Sanitation Directorate and other formations were also present. Member Environment while giving details of the operation apprised the Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA that in order to make this operation a success, Islamabad has been divided into six zones.
Zone-I include the areas of F-5, F-6, Blue Area and Bari Imam while zone-II comprises upon Faisal Mosque, E-7, F-7, F-8, and G-8. Similarly, areas of sector F-10, F-11, Golra Sharif etc in Zone-III, Zone-IV G-9, G-10, G-11 etc, Zone-V includes the areas of sector H-8, H-9, H-10, H-11, I-8, I-9, I-10/2, I-11, whereas Zone VI Highway, Model village Humak, Shehzad Town, Rawal Town and Margalla Town.
Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz was further apprised that according to the action plan, during the operation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, more than 2000 workers of Sanitation Directorate including cleaners, supervisory staff, contractors and their staff, and officers will work round the clock and leaves of entire staff of Sanitation Directorate have been cancelled.
Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Shiekh Anser Aziz was apprised that 35 deep ditches have been dug out at 16 different locations in entire city where offals and other wastes of sacrificial animals will be deposed off scientifically in line with hygienic standards.
Besides, two emergency cell have also been established, one at Transport Section, CDA fire Headquarters while the other one at at Sanitation Directorate, Sector G-6 1/4 which would be functional round the clock.
The workers would be equipped with more than 100 vehicles, tractors and trolleys, compactors, trucks, dumpers, shawal, dozers etc. He was apprised that special teams have been constituted for maintaining the cleanliness at Eid and Imam Barghas where as staff will also be deputed to sprinkle lime stone around the garbage trolleys and at sacrificial places.
Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman, CDA has requested the citizens of the Federal Capital to cooperate with CDA staff and not to throw offal and other waste material of sacrificial animals in the green areas rather keep it in front of their houses so that sanitation workers could easily pick and dispose off these wastes properly. The residents of Islamabad can register their complaints for collection and disposal of wastes at Sanitation Directorate Help Line 1334 or 051-9213908, Director Sanitation Telephone number 051-9211555 and Deputy Director Sanitation Telephone number 9206102.

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