The culture of communities and corporates leading the drive to clean their environments is fast catching up with many with leaders of various sectors among them the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation, City of Harare, the Ministry of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing and the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement this Friday taking their clean-up campaign to Hatcliffe.

The Deputy Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Cde Jenifer Mhlanga highlighted said it is important to maintain a clean environment.

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement Engineer Ringson Chitsiko said a clean environment signifies a health mind and is a source of attraction for investors.

ZBC CEO Mr Patrick Mavhura, who was part of the cleaning proceedings, also urged other corporates and individuals to help in cleaning up the environment.

ZBC clean-up day team today descended on Hatcliffe suburb in Harare

ZBC News also caught up with the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development Engineer Amos Marawa and CMED staffers who were cleaning their place of work and surrounding areas.

The Mayor of Harare Mr Hebert Gomba said he is impressed with the way people are coming out in numbers on this National Cleanup Day.

Usually cleaning has for a long time been the preserve of women and at the office most companies have cleaning departments and in the streets we are used to seeing these women everyday cleaning but today was a different day, with everyone being involved.