September 18, 2020

LHC orders EPA to extend ban on plastic bags in whole province

LAHORE:The Lahore High Court on Thursday directed the Environment Protection Agency to enforce a ban on manufacturing, sale and use of polythene bags in the whole province of Punjab.Justice Shahid Karim was hearing a public interest petition when petitioner’s counsel Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi said at present the ban on the plastic bags was enforced in Lahore, Gujranwala and Faisalabad districts. He said except three, the bags were being used in all the districts of the province which was a...