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MUNICIPALITY. The body of officers, taken collectively, belonging to a city, who are appointed to manage its affairs and defend its interests.

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"The Municipality of Mahdah initiates to clean up and to remove the accumulated sand, dust, and waste resulted from the rains that the Wilayat witnessed yesterday's evening," Al Buraimi Governorate's municiplaity said its statement.
"These counties have assigned specific responsibilities to the boards, municipalities and even resources to be devolved to them to undertake specific functions such as solid waste management and disaster risk management," Mr Mwongera says.Makueni is being praised for the establishment of a Green Park in Wote, Kisii for the ongoing construction of a fire station, Mandera for its urban resilience programme that seeks to address issues of flood management in Mandera municipality and Machakos for the opening up urban roads with integrated street lighting, stormwater drainage and pedestrian walkways.
"Each municipality could, however, reinforce its resources by launching into the production of electricity from renewable energy and sell it to the STEG," Elloumi specified, referring to a project launched by the municipality of Sfax in this regard and also the tramway project that will contribute to the reduction of pollution in this industrial region.
Kuwait's Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Fahad Al-Shaala and municipality director general Ahmad Al-Manfouhi honor social media officers KUWAIT, April 14 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Fahad Al-Shaala on Sunday commended a "prompt" hotline the municipality has set up on social media to respond to the grievances of citizens and residents alike.
President Nicos Anastasiades has revealed the government's plans to merge the municipalities of Ayios Dhometios, Engomi and Aglandjia into one, essentially creating a Municipality of Greater Nicosia.
Kerugoya municipality has been awarded a five-year Sustainable Urban Economic Development program supported by the British government.
"Municipality mergers are not an end unto themselves," it added.
The bus with registration number Se 1 Ka 293 of Peace Zone Academy of Shikhar municipality, Doti met with the accident while returning from a local fair at Ugratara Temple to Amargadhi.
Summary: Rajbiraj [Nepal], Sept 15 (RSS/ANI): Schools in Nepal's Kanchanrup Municipality and Hanumannagar Kankalani Municipality of Saptari district have been closed for three days following an outbreak of Swine flu and Hong Kong flu in the areas.
Susamyr rural municipality, Jail district, Chui region was awarded the first prize of 1.5 million soms in the first group.
Exhibitions of the City of Pesaro from Italy and Beyoglu municipality from Istanbul, whose delegations are visiting municipality of Novi Grad Sarajevo, opened at the gallery area of Novi Grad municipality yesterday.