Field teams to clean Jabal Al-Noor in Makkah
The municipality has doubled its cleaning and environmental efforts in all areas using modern vacuum cleaners and solar trash cans
The municipality of the holy city of Makkah has deployed a number of field teams to clean the Jabal (mountain) Al-Noor, one of the religious and historic areas pilgrims frequently visit during hajj.
Assistant mayor for services, Abdul Salam Bin Solaiman al-Mashshat, said the municipality has doubled its cleaning and environmental efforts in all areas using modern vacuum cleaners and solar trash cans as well as golf cars and other equipment.
"The municipality has deployed more than 8,500 cleaners to work in Makkah during the hajj season," he said.
Mohammad Bin Abdulrahman al-Morqi, the director general of the municipality's department of cleaning, said the municipality has deployed a number of teams to do manual and electric cleansing of Jabal Al-Noor and the surrounding areas.
"We are using garbage trucks of various sizes to collect the garbage and dump it outside the holy city," he added.
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