British High Commissioner, Christian Turner, teams up with the Commissioner of Karachi to clean Karachi beach on World Maritime Day.
Christian Turner shared pictures of cleaning the Clifton beach during his visit to Karachi. He shared the pictures of picking up the garbage with a group of people on his social media account. In his message, he exhorted the importance of the keeping the beaches clean and how cleanliness is integral in Islamic faith.
“Our #oceans are the lifeblood of our planet but we often don’t see how they are polluted. (With shoes!). On #WorldMaritimeDay with @CommissionerKhi @DCSouthKarachi & @ukinpakistan Karachi team for a #CliftonBeach cleanup. #SafayeeNisfImaanHai,” wrote Turner in a tweet.
Our #oceans are the lifeblood of our planet but we often don’t see how they are polluted. (With shoes!). On #WorldMaritimeDay with @CommissionerKhi @DCSouthKarachi & @ukinpakistan Karachi team for a #CliftonBeach cleanup. #SafayeeNisfImaanHai pic.twitter.com/JTkFm9E4WT
— Christian Turner (@CTurnerFCDO) September 30, 2021
Members of the British envoy also participated in the beach clean-up drive. Christian Turner is quite active in supporting tourism and cleanliness in Pakistan.
Christian Turner cleans Margalla Hills
Back in May, Christian Turner posted pictures of collecting garbage from Margalla Hills in Islamabad.
He posted pictures of collecting heaps of garbage during his morning trek on Twitter. In the captions, he wrote, “Another #FridayMorningWalk, another two bags of litter. Safaai nisf imaan hai cc @dcislamabad @hamzashafqaat @CleanGreenPK.”
He addressed the attention of the DC Islamabad Hamza Shafqaat and Clean Green Initiative introduced by the government of Pakistan to keep the tourist attractions and spot clean in Pakistan. He directed the attention of the authorities towards the continuous problems of visitors polluting the Margalla Hills and improper collection and disposal of garbage.
In his tweet, he quoted the Islamic saying, that ‘Cleanliness is half the faith’ in a bid to make people realize the importance of cleanliness.
This was not the first time, Christian Turner has directed the attention to the garbage littered on Margalla Hills. Like a true volunteer, he has several times posted pictures of him collecting garbage during his morning walk on Margalla Hills.
British High Commissioner Turner has been working vehemently and passionately to thrive tourism in Pakistan.
Earlier in his tweet on April 29th, he had posted a similar picture of collecting two bags of garbage on his morning walk on Margalla Hills. In his Twitter message, he said that “Meals are for sharing not littering. Two bags of rubbish collected on Margallas #FridayMorningWalk – please help keep beautiful Islamabad clean cc @hamzashafqaat@dcislamabad@CleanGreenPK” wrote British High Commissioner in a tweet.