WASSCA deposes 848 tons waste

Abdul Khaliq Qureshi

WASSCA Abbottabad disposes of 848 tons of waste of sacrificial animals during Eid-ul-Adha cleaning operations and cleaned the city in the shortest possible time through systematic planning and best strategy says media advisor of the WASSCA.

Spokesperson WASSCA Omar Swati giving details said Water and Sanitation Services Company Abbottabad (WSSCA) said that during the cleaning operations on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, WASA has lofted garbage and waste of sacrificial animals from four union councils in Abbottabad city. He thanked the citizens and all stakeholders for their full cooperation and said that 480 personnel and 27 small and large vehicles took part in the operations on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha this year.

Omar Swati said that Chief Executive Officer WASA Engineer Javed Abbasi while paying tributes to all the operational staff on the successful completion of the operations said that the best performing staff would be awarded certificates of appreciation and prizes. He further said that the awareness campaign by all stakeholders especially scholars and media has made the operations much easier and 6,000 soluble shopping bags have been distributed among the citizens performing Sunnah Ibrahimi before Eid and 130 places have been set aside for dumping of rubbish were set up where banners were also hung for public convenience. Citizens dumped the debris in bags and dumped it in the same place where WASSCA staff picked it up and buried it in an 18,000 cubic feet pit dug in the dumping ground.

The mobile numbers of the officials of Water Supply and Solid Management Departments were distributed to the citizens through media, pamphlets and posters for timely redressal of public grievances. The special operations started from the day of Eid-ul-Adha continued till the third day of Eid. Various sections of the society paid rich tributes to WASSCA Abbottabad for its excellent performance and timely disposal of the remains of sacrificial animals and added the pit dug for rubbish in the dumping ground was closed.

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