Administrator Karachi, Sindh Government Spokesperson and CM Advisor on Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Wednesday said that after the recent rains in the city a full disinfectant spray has been started in the entire city so that the citizens can be protected from malaria, dengue and other diseases.
“In consultation with the administration of all the districts of Karachi and the officials of the district council, a strategy has been made so that no part of the city is deprived of the spray. In the larger interest of the city, all citizens should play their part in making this campaign a success,” he said while inaugurating the disinfectant spray in Shah Rasool Colony Clifton District South after the monsoon rains in Karachi.On this occasion, PPP South District General Secretary Karamullah Waqasi, Senior Director Municipal Services Mazhar Khan and other officers were also present. Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that 25 vehicles are being used for spraying, through which spraying will be done daily in the union councils of each district. He said that all the work will be done with the cooperation of the relevant district administration.
On the instructions of the Administrator Karachi, the Department of Municipal Services of the KMC started spraying disinfectants under the district-wise malaria control program, during which 25 spray vehicles have been deployed in all the seven districts of Karachi, including the District Council Karachi.
According to the schedule, spraying was started from the South District on August 7, during which spraying was done in all the Union Councils of the South District, especially around the Muharram procession routes,Imam Bargahs and Mosques, while on Wednesday, all the Union Councils of the Central District were sprayed.
According to the schedule, spray will be done in Keamari district on Thursday August 11; August 12 in West, August 13 in East district, August 14 in Korangi and August 15 in Malir district on Monday and August 16 within the limits of District Council Karachi.
Evening time for spraying has been fixed and spraying is being done in one district every day. Administrators of all District Municipal Corporations and District Council Karachi had been asked to appoint officers to monitor the spraying work within their respective limits. In order to ensure that spraying is carried out in the entire area, all concerned District
Incharges of Municipal Public Health Department of KMC will be present during the spraying and will be submit the work report to high ups after receiving the same.