The Government of Sindh offered on Monday a Turkish company to remove garbage from Karachi.
Officials of the Turkish company, OZPAK J V, met Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and Minister for Local Bodies Nasir Hussain Shah at the CM House on Monday.
Speaking to the media, Shah said the company would be tasked to lift garbage and clean the roads.
He said six garbage transfer stations (GTSs) will have to be made for this purpose.
The chief minister said the Turkish company would transport garbage to these stations.
Earlier, Syed Murad Ali Shah has decided to launch first ever month-long massive drive to ‘Clean My Karachi’ in which over 600 dumpers, shovels, tractors and 4000 workers would participate all over the city.
He took this decision while presiding over a follow up meeting to review cleanliness arrangements made for the ‘Clean My Karachi’ tribe being launched.
The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah, provincial ministers Saeed Ghani, Nasir Shah, Advisor Murtaza Wahab, Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shalwani, Secretary Local Government Roshan Shaikh, all deputy commissioners and other concerned officers.
The deputy commissioners have been provided Rs50 million each along with it at temporary Garbage Transfer Stations (GTS) and then the same garbage would be transported to Landfill Sites of Godpas and Jam Chakro by Sindh Solid Waste Management Authority.
Through a 10-days exercise, the deputy commissioners under the guidance of the chief minister have divided garbage lifting work on sub-division level where the provincial government has provided tractors, loaders, shovels, tractor trollies and other machinery to the deputy commissioners.