Ministry conducts major cleaning drive during Eid holidays
28 Jun 2017 - 0:51
The Ministry of Municipality and Environment established special teams to supervise and conduct cleaning work in different parts of the country for the Eid holidays, said a senior official from the Ministry.
The Ministry, represented by the General Cleanness Department, has formed teams before the Eid to supervise and conduct the cleaning activities which covers all parts of the country, said Safar Mubarak Al Shafi, Director of the General Cleanness Department of the Ministry.
The cleaning drive was focused on the coastal areas such as Sealine and Al Gharriyah beaches which witnessed a major turnout of visitors during the Eid days, said Al Shafi, highlighting that the cleaning drive was carried out in two shifts morning from 4am to 6pm.
Al Shafi noted that his department is giving priority to areas of pubic gathering during the Eid celebrations like Corniche, public parks and beaches where teams of cleaners and supervisors have been deployed as part of pre-planned work plans for such events.