Karachi to be made pollution-free metropolis: Wahab

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Staff Reporter

Spokesperson for Sindh Government and Advisor to Sindh Chief minister on Law, Coastal Development, Climate Change and Environment Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Friday said that the Sindh Government has decided to turn the Mai Kolachi road into a model road by planting long queues of trees on both side of the road with the help of the members of the Civil Society.
Barrister Murtaza Wahab said this talking to the media on the occasion of the inauguration of the campaign on Friday. Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that the Sindh government has decided to make Karachi a pollution free metropolis. The advisor said that the government would plant hundreds of trees across Mai Kolachi road.
After successful completion of the project the same campaign would be launched elsewhere in the city, he added. The Adviser while expressing gratitude to the members of the Bohra community for its active participation in this endeavour of the Sindh Government urged other members of the civil society to vigorouly take part in the campaign to make the entire city Green.
He said that Sindh goverment’s Green Karachi programme was a great initiative which would have positive impact on overall atmosphere of the metropolis.
The Adviser said that it was not only goverment’s responsibility to plant trees as Pakistani it was the duty of every individual to plant trees. He reminded that where would be complete ban on the use of plastic bags throughout the province from October 1.
Also a campaign againist the smoke emitting vehicles would be launched soon, he added. While commenting on the recent exchange of barbs between the leaders of MQM-P and PSP Barrister Murtaza Wahab said that the Sindh Goverment never believed in this politics of blame game. It only believed in serving its people untiringly, he added.