PM Shehbaz, Punjab CM vow to combat plastic pollution
By News Desk
June 5, 2023 12:19 PM
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has maintained that the government was actively working with national and international stakeholders to develop a legal instrument to end plastic pollution, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The prime minister expressed satisfaction that the government was working on the Plastic Prohibition Regulation 2023 for Islamabad Capital Territory. “The comprehensive framework under the Regulation will provide a timeline for phasing out single-use plastic,” he said.
Punjab CM Mohsin Naqvi bans use of plastic items in CM office
Punjab Chief Minister Syed Mohsin Raza Naqvi has banned use of plastic items in the CM Office in Lahore.
On the Occasion of World Environment Day on Monday, the chief minister appealed public to give up use of things made of plastic.
He vowed to combat pollution triggered by the items manufactured with plastics. “The continuous worsening of pollution is a matter of great concern and the plastics are not just a threat to humans but they are also a threat to wildlife and forests,” he added.