Clean Karachi Campaign, which was initiated by the Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Zaidi, has been stopped on Tuesday.
Staff of Frontier Works Organization (FWO) & heavy machinery, which was working on the drainage canals of the metropolis has been called back, according to details.
The Clean Karachi Campaign has been stopped on special orders given by Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, who directed that the work will remain suspended till Muharram ul Haram.
According to the spokesperson of Ali Zaidi, garbage taken out from the drainage canals will be moved to landfill site with effective priority.
The Karachi Clean Trust campaign was inaugurated by Federal Minister for Naval Affairs Ali Zaidi on August 5, 2019.
Ali Zaidi had committed to clear all the drains of the city in two weeks and to pick up the trash.
Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar said that we are on a single page for cleaning the city.
He said that it is the responsibility of the provincial government to take notice of Karachi.
Plastic bags are the main reason for the waste, they should be banned first.
Wasim Akhtar said that people are suffering from hepatitis and other diseases in Sindh, children are dying in Thar.
They admitted that we have made mistakes, but we have to correct Karachi, we do not have to make mistakes now.
He said he and the federal government are on a page to clean up Karachi.
Mayor Karachi urged the business leaders of the city to come forward and take part in the cleanliness of the city.