Shirazi chairs meeting, briefed on elimination of smog

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A meeting was held in the PDMA committee room regarding anti-smog under the chair of Relief Commissioner Punjab Naveed Haider Shirazi. In the meeting, DG PDMA Faisal Farid, Secretary Revenue Mehr Shafqatullah Mushtaq, transport, district administration, urban unit, traffic police, directors of PDMA and line departments were present. The relief commissioner was briefed on the elimination of smog by the line departments.

Senior Member Board of Revenue/Relief Commissioner Punjab Naveed Haider Shirazi said that PDMA will lead line depts to eliminate smog in the light of Lahore High Court orders. The short-term and long-term plans should be submitted to PDMA immediately and the number of vehicles and lists of teams should be submitted to the PDMA. The help of citizens should also be taken for the elimination of smog, the process of preparing the app for citizens is going on and the citizens will be able to register complaints about factories and public vehicles causing environmental pollution on the app, he added.

He said that the environment and other line departments should work diligently and increase operations to eliminate smog.