Maryam Nawaz issues warning against proliferation of garbage on roads

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Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz has issued a strong warning regarding the increasing amount of garbage in the streets and markets.

Under her guidance, a meeting was held to discuss the implementation of a comprehensive solid waste management plan across the province. The meeting included a review of the proposed agreement to outsource the solid waste management system.

It was decided that organic, inorganic, iron, and plastic waste would be carefully sorted at transfer stations. Additionally, 23 landfill sites and 66 transfer stations will be established at all divisional headquarters in the province.

Maryam Nawaz has given the green light for the implementation of a digital monitoring system to supervise the solid waste management operations. She has also called for a thorough evaluation of the performance of Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) companies, which receive financial support.

The chief minister has assigned the task of monitoring the outsourcing of the solid waste management system to provincial minister Zeeshan Rafiq to ensure transparency. She stressed the importance of clean streets, roads, and garbage transport vehicles.

Maryam Nawaz made it clear that negligence will not be tolerated and has ordered the enforcement of cleanliness guidelines.

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