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Cleanliness campaign launched in Nangarhar capital

Cleanliness campaign launched in Nangarhar capital

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Dec 07, 2016 - 12:16

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): An overnight campaign for washing roads and streets in the capital of eastern Nangarhar provinces has been launched, the governor’s office said on Wednesday.

The cleanliness drive was being conducted by Khogyani Academic and Development Foundation with technical support from the municipality, a statement from the governor’s house said.

Started from the Mastofiat Square, the campaign would be extended to other areas of the provincial capital in the next few days.

Governor Gulab Mangal saidthe purpose of the cleanliness drive was to give people the message to keep clean the city like their homes and start cleaning their streets and surroundings.

Mangal added with the completion of the drive the city would look more beautiful and diseases would be prevented.

Jalabad Mayor Hamidullah Afghan also asked people to help the municipality in such campaigns to keep the city clean.

Provincial council head and the foundation member, Ajmal Umar, said: “Cleanliness is half of faith and in a bid to inculcate a civic sense among citizens, we are conducting the campaign.”

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