Islamabad: Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed on Wednesday conducted a visit to the nullahs at Sector-F6, F-7 and G-6 and G-7, a news source reported. The chairman issued directions to the concerned authorities to cleanse the ravines within one week.
Mr Amer Ali stressed that the nullahs play a vital role in the beautification of the city and so, efforts have to be made to keep the said waterbeds clean on a routine basis and as quickly as possible.
According to the officials of CDA, heavy machinery from the Machinery Pool Organization (MPO) department is being used for the tidying up of the nullahs and for the removal of obstructing garbage in the streams.
Furthermore, in regard to blockages, the officials stated that fencing will also be done in an effort to curb the accumulation of garbage in the nullahs and strict action will be taken against anyone who litters the ravines with garbage. To this effect, residents of the slum areas were warned against throwing waste in the nullahs and a wetland is being constructed in F-11 to an effort control the garbage.
Lastly, the officials reiterated that the work will continue on until all the nullahs of Islamabad are cleaned.