Bajaur administration launches ban on plastic bags

PESHAWAR: The government of Baluchistan has imposed a ban on the use and production of Plastic bags Quetta and sealed 12 plastic bags godown on the first day of the crackdown against the plastic bags.

However, they have given two months time to retailers to finish the existing stock. The metropolitan administrator Farooq Langu while addressing media said that bio-degradable plastics bags are the best option to keep the environment clean. He said that government will set up a bio-degradable plastic bags producing plant in the city.

The administrator said that a private bio-degradable plastic bag producing plant has already started work. He also asked shoppers not to use plastic bags as its hazardous for the environment.

 

District Govt to set Ramazan Bazaars

PESHAWAR: The District administration to set up Special Ramazan Bazaars to provide relief to consumers during the holy month of Ramazan. Last year, the district administration has not set up in special Bazaars in the district.

This was stated by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peshawar Mohammad Ali Asghar while presiding over a meeting regarding Ramazan-ul-Mubarak here on Wednesday.

The meeting reviewed different steps for provision of relief to the people during the month of Ramazan and decided that the district administration with the cooperation of trading community will establish special bazaars to provide quality food items to the people at cheaper rates during the month.

Furthermore, the officially announced price-list will also be implemented in letter and spirit.

During the meeting, the traders assured that with the cooperation of administration the use of the environment-friendly bio-degradable shopping bags will begin soon in the city to replace the plastic shopping bags.

In this connection, the trading community will make all-out efforts and extend support to the administration.

Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner (DC), Mohammad Ali Asghar said that the district administration will utilize all available resources for the provision of all possible relief to the people.

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