LWMC’s Zero Waste Campaign: Over 18,000 Tons of Garbage Disposed, 2 Zonal Officers and 3 Supervisors Suspended for Poor Performance

Lahore :
To make the city waste-free, the Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) disposed of more than 18,000 tons of garbage on the fifth day of its 15-day Zero Waste campaign. LWMC Chief Executive Officer Babar Sahib Din was actively supervising the cleaning operations in Nishtar Town early in the morning. In a move to enforce strict performance standards, CEO Babar Sahib Din suspended 2 zonal officers and 3 supervisors for poor performance in various areas. Additionally, the Nishtar Town manager Maryam Kayani, and the night operation manager, Ali Shahid Butt received a warning notice. On a positive note, Aqeel Shah, Zonal Officer of Zone 13 in Gulberg Town, was commended for his excellent work.

According to LWMC spokesperson Umar Chaudhary, CEO Babar Sahib Din visited several areas, including Chungi Amar Sidhu, Shanghai Bridge, Kamahan, Nishtar Town, Youhanabad, Ferozepur Road, Pico Road, and Arfa Karim Tower, to assess sanitation efforts. He issued instructions to improve manual sweeping on service lanes, deploy special cleaning teams outside General Hospital, Gulab Devi Hospital, and Children’s Hospital, and ensure the cleaning of commercial markets before 8 a.m. Orders were also given to wash U-turns and bridges on Ferozepur Road. Furthermore, CEO Babar Sahib Din inspected the children workshop of LWMC, checking the operational vehicles and field workers’ attendance. He stressed the importance of promptly repairing vehicles that required minor fixes and emphasized the need for regular vehicle inspections by fleet managers. He reiterated that negligence in maintaining Lahore’s cleanliness is unacceptable and that officers must be present in the field to ensure 100% worker attendance. The CEO LWMC also urged citizens to actively participate in the campaign by supporting LWMC workers in keeping their surroundings clean. Citizens are encouraged to report cleanliness-related complaints via the LWMC helpline at 1139 or through social media.

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