Plastic Bags Soon To Be Banned In Islamabad
“Plastic bags would be banned in the federal capital from August 14”, she said while addressing a ceremony in Islamabad. She said PM Imran Khan is a visionary man, who is focusing on climate change, which is affecting Pakistan. Pakistan ranked 7th in the list of countries affected due to natural disasters, she continued.
Zartaj Gul has urged to use cotton bags as an alternative to plastic bags.
She said, “Five thousand cotton bags had been distributed amongst employees of the federal government and more are being procured for distribution in weekly Bazars and other markets free of cost.”
The minister further said that her ministry distributed cotton bags among parliamentarians and journalists as an alternative to plastic bags.