A two-week-long “Safai Nisf Iman hai” cleanliness drive initiated by the Rawalpindi Waste Management (RWMA) was underway to keep the city neat and clean despite the rains.
According to RWMC spokesman, Chief Executive Officer Rana Sajid Safdar deputed additional sanitary workers to clean and dredge major drains to avoid urban flooding. The RWMC cleaned nullahs and choked drains during continued rainfall since last night to ensure sanitation in several city areas.
He said additional staff had been assigned duties in three shifts to ensure cleanliness round the clock during rains so that some sanitation-related problems could not become hurdles in the smooth water flow. —APP