1996 tons garbage removed in four days

RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB), Sanitation department staff, under ongoing cleanliness week have removed 1996 tons garbage during four days.

According to RCB spokesman Qaiser Mahmood, during the drive started on September 25, the workers had removed garbage from residential and commercial areas falling in its jurisdiction.

An awareness campaign regarding cleanliness was started and the residents were being urged to play their role to make cantt areas clean.

Pamphlets were also distributed among traders, motorists and residents. The week long drive would conclude on October 1, he added.

He informed that the routes of Muharram processions and adjacent areas of Imambargahs were especially being focused.

The residents are appreciating efforts of the Cantonment Board for making cantt areas clean.

The spokesman said, all out efforts were being made to create awareness among the residents about cleanliness, so that they could play their role in this regard.