Minister of Rural Development and Local Government, Kazim Hosein has commended the involvement of teams from the Community-based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP) who resumed operations, this morning.
From as early as 5:00am on Monday, CEPEP crews were dispatched in their respective Environmental Work Areas to perform essential services of cutting and clearing overgrown areas following an estimated three (3) month cessation of operations.
Minister Hosein welcomed the workers and urged them to adhere to public health guidelines.
According to a media release from the Ministry, CEPEP employees were elated to be out on the field, once again performing their tasks. Many expressed their gratitude to the Government for the decision taken and even indicated that they love what they do and were happy to be able to return to their jobs.
Minister Kazim Hosein further expressed heartfelt thanks to CEPEP for their assistance rendered following the adverse weather systems that that country has been experiencing over the last few weeks.