Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a $1.3 billion dollar programme to help clean up various sections of the country.

He says the programme will be rolled out over the next few weeks with the help of Members of Parliament.

Prime Minister Holness also sought to outline the scope of the proposed works.

Prime Minister Holness says the programme will be implemented by the National Works Agency, NWA  in collaboration with the National Solid Waste Management Authority, NSWMA.

He says the Health Ministry will also provide guidance to the initiative.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness addressing the House of Representatives yesterday.

He says the Integrity Commission has been invited to assist in ensuring that the procurement rules are strictly observed when the project is being rolled out.

In the meantime, Prime Minister Holness is urging all citizens to help the Government in its efforts to combat dengue fever.