ISLAMABAD-Moreover repeated requests made, the Emergency and Catastrophe Administration Directorate of the Metropolitan Company Islamabad continues to be awaiting for provision of private safety gear.

MCI has as soon as once more requested the Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Authority (NDMA) to supply private safety gear for its staff working in Emergency and Catastrophe Administration Directorate.

A letter on this regard was written by the Director E&DM, MCI to the Director Normal NDMA and requested to supply private safety gear for these staff who’re engaged in efforts to counter coronavirus. The Directorate Emergency and Catastrophe Administration MCI is the main catastrophe administration physique on federal stage.

“The staff of this directorate is performing desensitization/spraying activities as front line force in jointly efforts with NDMA to secure the citizens at large. Keeping in view you are requested to provide the PPEs as precautionary and preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus,” the letter reads.

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MCI requested to supplied PPEs together with 10,000 sterile face masks, 800 pairs of sterile gloves, 1000 N-95 face masks, 1000 protecting goggles, 1000 protecting fits, 500 face safety shields, 500 hand sanitizers, 500 protecting robe and 500 burial kits.

The primary letter on this regard was written to NDMA on 20th March nevertheless the required PPEs couldn’t be supplied to MCI and now it has as soon as once more taken up the matter as it’s fairly mandatory for MCI’s staff.

When contacted, the MCI’s spokesperson Mohsin Sharazi knowledgeable that the company is concerned in on floor operations associated to coronavirus and its employees are uncovered to the virus. He knowledgeable that MCI has requested NDMA couple of occasions for provision of PPEs however in useless.

He stated additional we predict that now the required issues could be supplied by NDMA to make sure that our employee may work effectively in delicate areas.

In the meantime, a stroll via gate has additionally been put in on the primary entrance of Mayor Workplace at sector G-6 to keep away from unfold of coronavirus contained in the premises.

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Earlier, MCI had launched an exercise to scrub all markets, busy areas and main roads of the capital with chemical substances. The stated cleansing operation was collectively carried out by Capital Growth Authority (CDA), ICT Administration and MCI through which all markets, busy areas and main roads of the town was washed with chemical substances along with finishing up cleanliness in all components of the town.

The step had been taken as a safety measure to manage the unfold of Coronavirus within the metropolis. hemical for use for laundry was secured by the ICT Administration from a chemical substances manufacturing facility at Attock and it was sprayed with the assistance of MCI’s hearth brigade automobiles.