Pakistan Army Frontier Works Organization (FWO), and Rangers have begun arrived at Gujjar Nullahto help the civil government in cleanliness activities in Karachi.
Cleanliness operations of Gujjar Nullah will involve the use of FWO’s 50 dumpers and cranes. Garbage collected from the nullah will be taken to the landfill sites while considering environmental and safety protocols.
The cleanliness operations have been started by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Chairman NDMA Lt. Gen. Muhammad Afzal said that they are working out a strategy for rains in Karachi till August and September.
Chairman #NDMA Lt Gen Muhammad Afzal holding a Media Brief to update on latest #urbanflooding situation in Karachi including short & long terms measures to be initiated to mitigate the disaster. @pid_gov@appcsocialmedia@PTVNewsOfficial@RadioPakistanhttps://t.co/tXD1KZ74iV pic.twitter.com/jvfUvRwh7e
— NDMA PAKISTAN (@ndmapk) August 2, 2020
He said in a press conference on Karachi that he regretted the losses in the city. Karachi is working on a strategy for rains in August and September.
The chairman said that FWO has also reached Karachi. The purpose of formulating the strategy is to provide relief to Karachi in the coming season.