Distt admin to launch campaign against polythene bags


The district administration has decided to launch a special campaign against polythene bags in order to ensure implementation of Lahore High Court orders regarding ban on use of polythene bags.

Administrator Municipal Corporation Umer Sherazi said that all resources were being utilized to make district clean and green.

He said that Lahore High Court has imposed ban on use of polythene bags and added that a special campaign was being launched for implementation of the orders.

He said the polythene bags were one of the major reasons for blockage of sewerage lines and also creating environmental pollution.

He said the special teams of municipal committee were being formed for the campaign which was going to be started from the next week.

He urged masses to cooperate with the admini-stration by avoiding use of polythene bags.

On the other hand at least three people were killed and 505 injured in 475 road accidents in all 36 dis-tricts of Punjab during the last 24 hours.

Of whom, 279 people were seriously injured who were shifted to different hospitals, whereas, 223 victims with minor injuries were treated at the incident site by rescue medical teams.


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