Rawalpindi Waste Management Company (RWMC), on the instructions of Commissioner Rawalpindi, Noor Ul Amin Mengal, observed Anti-Dengue day here Thursday to create awareness about the hazards of dengue virus.
According to RWMC spokesman, the RWMC was making all-out effort to free Rawalpindi from the fatal virus. He said that the company workers removed hundreds of tons of waste while desilting drains and mechanical sweeping of city areas was also being carried out regularly.
He said that the communication teams distributed waste bags and pamphlets to the shopkeepers in the area of 6th road to highlight the importance of cleanliness and dengue prevention.
To eradicate dengue larvae, he said, comprehensive Standing Operating Procedures (SOPs) and an action plan were being followed, and weekly reports were being submitted to the city district government and the government of Punjab.