MULTAN - The Multan Waste Management Company (MWMC) was facing monthly loss of Rs 5 million as a cement factory which used to purchase waste, had stopped its purchase.

According to MWMC sources, the company had inked an agreement with DG Khan cement factory for the sale of its waste after collecting it from the city. The company was selling its waste to DG Khan cement at about Rs 5 million monthly. The cement factory had stopped to purchase the waste from the MWMC due to complains of adulteration in waste, sources added. The DG Khan was not purchasing the waste from last two months and the company had faced about Rs 10 million loss during the period, sources added.

When approached Chief finance officer MWMC Imran Noor confirmed, the DG Khan cement factory has not been purchasing the waste from them for the last two months.

He said that they were dumping the waste of the city at their landfill site at Habiba Siyal.

He said that they were negotiating with the DG Khan cement factory and hoped the cement factory would start to purchase the waste soon from them. He said that they had also directed the sanitary workers not to mix other things in waste.