MULTAN    -   Multan Waste Management Company (MWMC) operation clean-up was un­derway at Union Council level to make city zero waste.

Under the new strategy for cleanli­ness, a grand cleanliness operation was conducted in Union Council 34 here on Friday.

Cleanliness was done in Nawan Shahr, Pul Mauj Darya, Qadeerabad, Kari Misri Khan, Gulshanabad and adjacent areas and all debris and waste was lifted. CEO MWMC Farooq Dogar visited the Union Council 34 to review the cleanliness and met with the citizens. Manager Op­erations Anwar-ul- Haq also accompa­nied by him.

Farooq Dogar said that the new strat­egy about cleanliness was going success­fully as four union councils are being zero-wasted every week. He said that in view of the lack of manpower in the company, a special cleanliness squad has been established to carry out cleaning operations along with the workers of the respective union councils. 

He said that the new strategy re­garding cleanliness is being appreci­ated by the people and this trust of the people is a guarantee of the com­pany’s performance. On this occasion, Dogar also hailed the workers for ex­cellent cleanliness.

NMU CONDUCTS WORKSHOP ON UNSAFE ABORTION

Nishtar Medical University (NMU) De­partment of Gynaecologist conducted a one-day workshop on unsafe abortion in Ward no 16 here on Friday.

A large number of postgraduate stu­dents, senior faculty members, and con­sultants participated in the workshop.

In this workshop organized under the patronage of Dr. Mehnaz Khakwani, Chairperson, NMU Department of Gynae­cology, , awareness was provided on vari­ous aspects regarding unsafe abortion. 

Dr Manzah Khalid Admin Registrar Ward 16 informed the participants about family planning including the complica­tions and remedies of unsafe abortion. Later, a question- answers session was also organized with Dr Mehnaz Khak­wani. The participants of the workshop were also imparted practical training on legal and safe abortion methods.

SURVEY NEAR COMPLETION TO KICKSTART COMPENSATION PAYMENTS TO FLOOD-HIT PEOPLE, SAYS SECRETARY AGRICULTURE

Satellite based and on-the ground sur­vey for assessment of losses incurred by people in the history’s ferocious most floods triggered by hill torrents in south Punjab were near completion to pave the way for process of compensation payments to the flood hit communi­ties in Dera Ghazi Khan division to help them rebuild their lives and stand on their own feet again.

Secretary agriculture south Punjab Saqib Ali Ateel told APP that survey would complete in a week or more in Ra­janpur and DG Khan, the districts large­ly hit by floods, adding that once survey data is available, it will be cross checked by post and pre-flood satellite images of the landscape devastated by floods. He said that all the damages whether homes, or crops would be compensated to the maximum by the government. The compensation would reach the affected people through banks without any hu­man intervention to maintain transpar­ency, Saqib said. According to DG PDMA Faisal Fareed, virtual accounts of the affected people would be opened and compensation amount would be made accessible to them.