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Cleanliness drive kicks-off in Kabul

Cleanliness drive kicks-off in Kabul

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Apr 23, 2015 - 15:21

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): To mark the Worldinfo-icon Earth Day, Kabul Municipality on Thursday set to remove over 7,000 tonnes of waste out of the capital city.

The massive cleanliness drive started today morning with more than 3,500 municipality workers was taking part in the campaign.

Nesar Ahmad Habibi, head of sanitation department at Kabul Municipality, told Pajhwok Afghan News more than 400 vehicles would work to remove waste from all the 22 police districts of the capital.

“In normal days, we transfer 6,000 tonnes of waste outside the capital, but today we decided to remove over 7,000 tonnes,” he added.

Habibi complained about lack of cooperation of officials and youth in the city when it came to sanitation.

He said if the construction companies and traders took part in the programme, they could remove 20,000 tonnes of waste.

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