KARACHI: China’s Gansu Construction Heavy Industry Technology
Pakistan, has launched Front End Collection (FEC) Operation in two different
zones of Karachi, the largest city and business hub of Pakistan.
Making Karachi “Clean and Green Karachi”, a new front end collection and
disposal of waste in North Nazimabad in District Central and Korangi (Model
and Landhi) zones has been introduced by Sindh Solid Waste Management Board
(SSWMB) through Gansu Construction Heavy Industry Technology Pakistan.
“Karachi’s garbage will now be clean; the work has kicked off today. By the
end of July, other zones of central Karachi will be reached and proper
operation will be kicked off,” said Nasir Hussain Shah, Provincial Minister
of Sindh for Local Government, at the inaugural ceremony of FEC Operation.
Murtaza Wahab Siddiqui, Administrator Karachi, appreciated the service of
Gansu Construction and said that besides a clean and green Karachi, Sindh is
going to be the first province of the country to generate electricity from
CEO Gansu Construction Mr. Liu Tao said that after north Nazimabad and
Landhi zones, they will extend their operation to other parts of Karachi
city. “We will ensure quality work for the satisfaction of the population in
these areas,” he said.
Gansu Construction has already started operations in different union
councils of and main roads of Korangi, Karachi.
The company is using mechanical sweeping machines on roads to clear the
garbage, dense dust and mud from arterial and sub-arterial roads. As per the
directives of SSWMB, the GANSU Construction has also set up the collection
of garbage from door to door in the Korangi Zone.
In January 2022, Gansu Construction started operations in four towns in
Larkana district of Sindh. As part of this program, around 400 tonnes of
waste was collected daily from 20 union committees and homes in Larkana.