Tawalpindi - Turkish company Albaraq will take over the charge of sanitation work in 15 union councils of the city from the next week.

Chairman Rawalpindi Waste Management Company Raja Hanif Advocate said that funds have been released to Turkish company for the first quarter. Company has brought 200 new vehicles to make Rawalpindi a role model in terms of sanitation arrangements.

Some 4000 small containers will also be placed at different points in Rawalpindi city. One polythene bag will be provided to every citizen for collection of garbage at the door step daily.

Ten kanal of land has also been provided to Turkish company for parking its vehicles and 12 kanal of more land will be provided within a few months. Comprehensive strategy has been evolved to improve the sanitation system in the city and 750 tons garbage will be shifted daily outside the city.