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Sindh to extend solid waste management operation to other districts

KARACHI: A meeting chaired by provincial Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah, decided to launch solid waste management operation in all districts of Sindh. The Managing Director Sindh, Solid Waste Management Board, informed the meeting that a new legislation regarding the solid waster management will be enacted in the province. Under the proposed law dumping the waste at residential, industrial areas and public places will be declared an illegal act and heavy fine will be imposed on non-compliance of the law. The…

Govt focusing on better solid waste management strategy: Malik Amin Khan

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Khan on Thursday said that amongst many other environmental issues, solid waste management has turned out to be a challenge in Pakistan. "Therefore, we are focusing on better solid management strategy by developing a climate responsive policy framework in collaboration with International environmental agencies and experts," he said while meeting with a two-member delegation, comprising Program manager UN-Habitat Pakistan Jawed Ali Khan and Country…