President Dr Irfaan Ali, this morning commenced a citywide clean up initiative in collaboration with the joint services and the private sector.
Other cabinet members were also present as the President kicked off the two day exercise in Georgetown which will see the group tackle illegal dumpsites as well as other maintenance exercises in 13 communities throughout the city.
As part of the exercise, which has been touted as the first of many, accumulated garbage will be removed from the following areas; Sussex St, West Front Road, Brickdam & High Sts, Broad St & Saffron Sts, Cemetery Road , Hadfield Street , East La Penitence Market , High & Princess Sts, Campbellville Newtown Area, Durban & Smyth Sts and Princess & Smyth Sts.
The team will be coordinating efforts from Durban Park and have sought the assistance of community members, as well as volunteers from the wider Georgetown community, in order to get the job done.
Volunteers looking to join the initiative have been directed to go to Durban Park where further information can be obtained.