Action against industries causing pollution ordered


Commissioner Gujranwala Division Zulfiqar Ahmad Ghumman Saturday ordered an indiscriminate action against factories, industrial units and other businesses causing pollution in urban areas.

Presiding over various meetings, he said no concession should be given to the industrial units which were posing a threat to the environment and strict measures should be taken to bring the perpetrators to justice.

The commissioner also directed the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) to formulate a concrete strategy to deal with the mafia involved in manufacturing, supply and sale of substandard food items.

Deputy Commissioner Gujranwala Muhammad Sohail Khawaja, ACG Tanveer Yaseen, Additional Director Food Authority Ali Hassan, DD Environment Omar Ashraf and other officers attended the meetings.

The commissioner said that a lot of work was required for improving pollution and cleanliness situation in Gujranwala city.—APP

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