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2,000 sanitary workers in Islamabad denied Eid holidays

ISLAMABAD: While the nation is observing Eid, more than 2,000 sanitary workers in the federal capital did not get a chance to celebrate the festive occasion this year.
The district administration has cancelled all three holidays of the workers to ensure that the city remains neat and clean amid the coronavirus pandemic on the occasion of Eid.
Islamabad Mayor Sheikh Ansar visited various parts of the city and lauded the effort of the workers. “We have allotted special duties of the sanitation staff in markets and other major roads,” he said.
The workers have been working around the clock in both day and night shifts to ensure that the city remains clean. They said that they have sacrificed their holidays to keep the city clean. A sanitary worker said people should keep themselves and their surroundings clean as well so that everyone is protected from COVID-19.
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