Islamabad-Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) is committed to turn the capital into an environment-friendly city.

Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz expressed on the inaugural ceremony of “Clean and Green Islamabad” campaign that the elected representatives of the all union councils of Islamabad will ensure availability of best sanitation facilities in their areas, here at G-6 on Wednesday.

On the occasion, Director General (Civic Management), MCI, Director General Environment, Director General Works, Director General Services and officers of concerned formations of MCI and CDA, students, as well as representatives of different NGOs and a large number of residents from Sector G-6 were also present.

The Mayor said that the aim of the campaign is to keep the capital clean and enhance its green cover to make the city environment-friendly. During the three-day campaign in G-6, concerned formations of MCI and CDA would also carry out awareness drives about the sanitation and address the problems faced by the residents of Islamabad.

Sanitation Directorate, City Sewerage Division, Environment Wing, Roads Directorate, Directorate of Municipal Administration, Enforcement Directorate, Street Lights Division, Health Services Directorate and other concerned formations of MCI would perform their duties, which include sanitation, removal of encroachments, removal of shrubs and wild bushes, repair and maintenance of street lights, repair and maintenance of parks, issues related to water supply, repair and maintenance of streets etc.

The cleanliness drive will take place in commercial centres including Melody Market, Aabpara Market, and other class-III shopping centres of Sector G-6, while all kinds of encroachment would also be removed from G-6. During the campaign, three days (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) would be given to each sector of Islamabad.

 To formally commence the three-day campaign, the Mayor also led “Clean and Green Islamabad” awareness walk from G-6 to Aabpara Market which was participated by a large number of people including school children.  The mayor said that he will personally supervise the campaign and pay a surprise visit during the cleanliness drive.