KMC kicks off fumigation drive

KARACHI: Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) on the directives of Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has started a fumigation campaign in 18 Zones within six districts of Karachi, in phases to prevent citizens from malaria and dengue. KMC Health Municipal Services senior Director Masood Alam, Fumigation Director Dr Mansoor Sheikh and Focal Person Dr Hamid Mustafa along with a fumigation escort has started special spray drive in South District Municipal Corporation (DMC) to prevent malaria and dengue. The fumigation drive carried under the supervision of DMC South Administrator Afzal Zaidi and Municipal Commissioner Muhammad Raisi in Lyari Zone DMC South. Health Deputy Director Munawar Parwaiz Bhatti has started the fumigation drive in Lyari Zone DMC South. The fumigation vehicles have been dispatched in all the Union Councils of Lyari Zone under the supervision of sanitation staff. The fumigation carried out in near drains and low-lying areas. As per the announcement of Fumigation Health, 24 rounds of fumigation drives were completed in the city and around 30 spray vehicles are being used for fumigation in every zone. It said special fumigation drive is also being carried in major hospitals of Karachi. 

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