KARACHI: Administrator Karachi Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Monday said that the biggest problem of the city for many years would soon be resolved as the metropolitan was planning to generate electricity from garbage.
“The waste energy generating system for the landfill site is a gift from the PPP government for the citizens of Karachi”, he remarked.
“Sindh is the only province of Pakistan whose waste management policy is being appreciated,” the Administrator expressed these views while addressing a function held at China Ground, Kashmir Road, East District here.
Managing Director Sindh Solid Waste Management Board Zubair Channa and other officers were also present on the occasion.
Barrister Murtaza said that garbage piles were cleared from 31 USCs of the East District. “250 vehicles will collect garbage from house to house in all Union Councils of District East,” he added.
The administrator said that the sanitation situation in the city will be improved, adding that 200 garbage trucks are being provided to East District. He said that more machinery and labor will also be provided.
He said that the Solid Waste Management Board was functioning in five districts of Karachi while work will also start soon in Districts Central and Korangi.
He asked the citizens to cooperate with the staff of the Solid Waste Management Board so that the city could be cleaned up as soon as possible.