Sindh Govt to Ban Plastic Bags in the Province

Following Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad, Sindh has also moved to ban plastic bags in the province.

In the first phase, the provincial government is launching an awareness campaign led by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.

Adviser to Chief Minister of Sindh on Law, Anti-Corruption Establishment, and information, Murtaza Wahab announced this on Twitter.

The awareness campaign will be run for a couple of months in which people from all levels of society will be informed about the harmful effects of using polythene bags.

Plastic bags will be completely banned in the province from 1st October.

It should be noted that Prime Minister Imran Khan had ordered a complete ban on manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing of the plastic bags.

Biodegradable bags will be replacing regular polythene bags in Islamabad.

  • Provide alternatives to plastic bag makers and consumers’ paper bags…and we will support wholeheartedly!

  • Appreciate. need strict rules to implement this decision. Also need to ban manufacturing of plastic bags.

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