LAHORE - The Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) has inaugurated first phase of Clean and Green Streets Campaign by establishing Model Streets and Community Society in the locality of Samanabad.

After a comprehensive cleaning operation in the area by LWMC, the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) decorated streets in the form of massive plantation along the wall of Hamayet-e-Islam Girls College which was flatly neglected.

To sensitise the residents of the area about Clean & Green Streets initiative, an awareness walk was held led by LWMC head of Communication Department Jamil Khawar and Assistant Director PHA Shahnawaz Watto.

Other participants included LWMC senior mangers Suhail Malik, Asif Iqbal, Ayaz Mazhar, Deputy Manager Shafqat Rasool, local political coordinators, community members and school children.

Javaid Iqbal, a local resident lauded ‘Model Streets and Community Societies’ initiative terming it a milestone plan for instilling sense of responsibility among citizens. “We will play our role for the sustainability of this remarkable campaign,” said Iqbal with greater determination.

Brochures were distributed at camps and among households during door to door campaign.

According to LWMC spokesperson, next model streets will be set up in Shalamar town and Wagha Town within a couple of days.