Shehbaz slams govt for failure to fight smog
The government has not set priorities, the former Punjab chief minister said, adding that the rulers’ inability left the people gasping for breath.
He insisted on developing an eco-friendly transport system for big cities. Taking to Twitter, Shehbaz stressed the need for attaching priority to steps to combat climate change and health hazards.
He added: “Big cities need efficient public transport systems to reduce emissions and mitigate the pollution. Responsible governments acknowledge problems and take actions to address them.”
Given ill-effects of smog and dengue, public policy needs to prioritize environmental hazards & climate change. Big cities need efficient public transport systems to reduce emissions & mitigate pollution. Responsible governments acknowledge problems & take actions to address them— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) November 19, 2021
Experts have been issuing warnings to take protective measures to avert serious damage. People with lung and heart conditions must avoid strenuous activity while others with sore eyes, coughs and sore throats must stay indoors.