He said putting the lives of billions on the stake for few lacs will not be a wise decision.
In a step to protect environment and marine life, the Sindh government on Thursday announced that it will be enforcing a complete ban on single-use plastic bags at the Karachi fish harbour from 1st of October.
The Sindh government had announced to make the province a plastic bag-free by October 2019
She said other provinces are also showing the intent and commitment to make their districts plastic-free.
Paper or cloth bags should be used as an alternative.
Indus River is the second-most polluted river in the world because of plastic bags
About two million people in Islamabad use three to four bags daily, according to a survey
In an effort to protect the environment and make Islamabad a plastic-free city, the State Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul on Friday said that Rs 500,000 fine would be imposed over the use or selling single-use polythene bags after August 14 in the federal capital