Sindh to become plastic free by October
KARACHI: The Sindh government has announced plans to make the province free of plastic bags.
The Sindh government has announced plans to place a complete ban on plastic bags throughout the province from 1st October.
Advisor to Chief Minister on environment Murtaza Wahab said, “There will be a complete ban on making, selling and use of polythene bags from 1st October 2019.”
So while launching an awareness campaign in Karachi, Murtaza Wahab said that the campaign has been started by Sindh government against plastic bags which is the main cause of almost 50 percent of storm-water drains being choked in the city.
He also urged the citizens to cooperate with the Sindh government in making the province plastic-free.
A video message of Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has been released by the government in which he is has requested citizens to support the campaign and help provincial govt save the environment. He said:
Sindh Govt has started an awareness campaign against the use of Plastic Bags for being disastrous to environment. CM Sindh requests citizens to support the campaign & help Sindh Govt save the environment. It has been decided that plastic bags wont be allowed from 1st October pic.twitter.com/3RvFFA4t8o
— SenatorMurtaza Wahab (@murtazawahab1) August 8, 2019