Municipal Secretary Noor Ahmed Pirkani on Friday said that a special cleaning campaign has been started across the province, including Quetta city, which will continue till Nov 30.
He expressed these views while talking to a delegation of journalists.
Pirkani said Local Government Minister Sheikh Mehmoodul Hasan Mandukhel had issued orders to start a one-month special cleaning campaign across the province during which, along with cleaning in other areas of the province, including Quetta, the piles of garbage will be removed and disposed of.
He said that strict instructions had been issued to all chief officers and local councils to ensure a special cleanliness drive. During this campaign, measures should also be taken to highlight the importance of cleanliness among the people, he added.
He said that a spraying and special stray dog-culling campaign was also being started in Quetta to eradicate mosquitoes.
He said that the staff of the Quetta Metropolitan Corporation, including the Municipal Corporation, should ensure attendance .
Published in The Express Tribune, November 5th2023.