KARACHI – Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) has planned to start fumigation drive across the metropolis due to increase cases of malaria and dengue.

Following the directive of KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of Senior Director Municipal Services Dr Shaukat Zaman to chalk out a comprehensive strategy for citywide malaria/dengue control fumigation campaign.

All the malaria control in-charges will be directed to submit the progress report on a daily basis.

The fumigation campaign presently underway in Karachi will be monitored by a senior officer of Municipal Services and the Municipal Commissioner or Administrator of concerned district whereas a public awareness campaign will also be carried out through the installation of banners and hoardings and distribution of pamphlets.

Senior Director Municipal Services asked the citizens to lodge their complaints of no spray in their area on 1339 so that spray could be performed in the concerned area on immediate basis.