“Kabul residents must assist the municipality with cleaning the city”
“Cleanliness is the duty of all our citizens. Our city is our home. In order to protect ourselves from various diseases, we must keep our city clean.”
“We must learn the culture of keeping our city clean, and we must realize that littering is unethical.”
Complaints about congestion in Kabul city are increasing, and the citizens are partially blamed for their lack of irresponsibility. The absence of the culture of urbanization has resulted in people’s indifference towards the cleanliness of the city.
Nisar Ahmad Habibi Ghori, Head of the cleaning department of the Kabul Municipality, said they are coming up with an article with regulations aimed at reducing pollution in the city.
“The article consists of 100 sections, covering clean-up violations from shops to vendors to households. Anyone who violates the regulations will face penalties. The article has been discussed with several lawyers, and we are hoping for its quick approval. The regulations will be implemented in the start of the new Afghan year.”
According to the municipality, there are 3,540 employees currently working on cleaning-up the Kabul city.
Over the past months, over 210 engineers from various technical departments in the provinces Badakhshan, Baghlan, Balkh, Kunduz, Samangan and
Afghanistan is going to have its first ever power plant that is set to be built in Mazar-e-Sharif, capital of