Multan

The Multan Solid Waste Management Company (MSWMC) yesterday launched ‘Operation Dhulai’ (washing operation) to wash all historic buildings and major roads with a chemical.

The company sources said that after successful execution of Eid operation, now the company has launched another project to make the historic monuments glitter. “This project will continue for one week and then streets and bends will be washed with water in next leg of this project,” sources added.

Earlier, the company removed over 5,000 tonnes of trash and remains of sacrificial animals during three days of Eidul Azha which were disposed of at landfill sites.

Chairing a meeting, DCO Zahid Saleem Gondal appreciated the performance of Solid Waste Management Company and said that its workers kept the city clean during three days of Eid. He disclosed that thousands of tons of trash was being collected and sold to a cement factory on daily basis which not only kept the city clean but also generated funds. He said that the sanitary workers were deployed in all union councils in two shifts which produced positive results. Earlier, the DCO cut an Eid cake with the sanitary workers.

FIF SACRIFICED ANIMALS WORTH RS180M

The Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) sacrificed animals worth over Rs180 million in South Punjab region on the eve of Eidul Azha and distributed meat among the poor and flood affectees. Chairman of FIF Hafiz Abdul Raif said on Monday that the animals were sacrificed in Multan, Layyah, Jhakkar Imam Shah, Dera Ghazi Khan, Rojhan, Kot Mithan and other areas of South Punjab and the volunteers of FIF distributed their meat among flood victims. He added that the FIF also set up mass dastar khawans and invited flood affectees to enjoy cooked food. He said that the office bearers and volunteers of FIF celebrated eid with the flood affectees and distributed new clothes and toys among the kids of flood affectees. He said that the FIF strived to send the meat of sacrificial animals to each village affected by the flood. He stressed upon the nation to donate generously as a massive efforts was needed to revive the flood affectees.