Dubai: The Dubai Municipality has announced the removal of all the waste collected from sites during New Year celebrations in the emirate.
The municipality carried out almost 90 inspection and monitoring visits to ensure that the organisers of the accompanying events followed the health and safety standards of the emirate.
The workers in the teams completed field cleaning operations in record time soon after the celebrations, using more than 114 pieces of equipment.
The municipality’s cleaning teams, which conducted the cleaning operations in coordination with private sector companies, were comprised of 2,241 workers, 166 supervisors, and 189 volunteers.
In addition to completing the general clean-up operations, the municipality cleared out the waste from the fireworks and New Year’s Eve shows as part of its efforts to protect the cultural and aesthetic appearance of the emirate.
The teams further monitored the events accompanying the celebrations in 43 locations to ensure compliance with health and safety requirements as well as food safety standards. The monitoring was done with the help of a team of 84 employees and supervisors, in addition to 32 observers at the Burj Khalifa celebration site.
The Dubai Frame celebration site organised by Dubai Municipality attracted nearly 20,000 visitors who celebrated the beginning of the New Year.