The Ministry of Climate Change has introduced alternate cotton bags in the place of plastic bags.
Usman Buzdar directed to form committee headed by Minister for Local Government Muhammad Basharat Raja regarding the ban on polythene bag.
Last month, KP Chief Minister (CM) Mahmood Khan had banned use of polythene bags (Plastic Shopping Bags) in the province'
The minister said the violators could face fine up to Rs 5 million. Repeated violation would result in imprisonment for two years,
The KP CM also underscored the need for a comprehensive campaign through print, electronic and social media for awareness
KARACHI: In compliance of the Supreme Court orders, the Sindh government has imposed a ban on the manufacture, sale and purchase of non-biodegradable polythene bags and plastic products in the province with immediate effect. A notification in this regard has also been issued by the provincial home department. It says the ban has been imposed to avoid environmental pollution, choking of drains and to minimise health risks to citizens associated with use of these non-biodegradable polythene bags and plastic products as…