Monday, October 18, 2021

Fawad Chaudhry asks provincial governments to ensure ban on plastic bags


ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Friday urged the provincial governments to at least ensure ban on the plastic bags in ‘Juma Bazars’, ARY News reported.

Replying to State Minister for Climate Zartaj Gul’s tweet, Fawad Chaudhry said at least the provincial government should ensure the ban on the polythene bags.

The use of plastic bags is banned in Islamabad from August 14, last year, while the provinces have also slapped the ban over use of polythene bags in line with the federal government’s initiative.

Read more: Zartaj Gul vows to fully enforce ban on use of plastic bags

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad, in the month of August, State Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul had vowed to fully implement the ban on the use of the plastic bags.

She had said the ban would be implemented with the cooperation of the people including the civil society and the food chains.

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