The Municipality of Vacoas / Phoenix is organising a series of activities to mark civic week at its seat from July 17 to 23.
The theme chosen for the civic week is ‘Le progrès dans l‘Unité’ (progress in unity).
The citizens are invited to participate in the activities for the city’s development. This was announced by the mayor of Vacoas / Phoenix, Mohamud Nooranee Allybocus, at a press meet on Thursday.
Allybocus said that several activities centred around sports, culture, education and music will be held during the whole week.
He also announced that the municipality will conduct a cleanliness campaign in order to beautify the city of Vacoas / Phoenix.
Talks will also be held by the MSPCA to sensitise people on the problem of stray dogs. Talks on fire safety, road security and domestic violence will also be held. The civic week will also be marked by table tennis, badminton and domino tournaments.
Cheques will be handed to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on the occasion. A Jujitsu demonstration is also on the cards. The civic week will culminate with a slam competition,expo sales, prize giving ceremony and games for childrenon Saturday, July 23.