Sindh govt bans selling and use of plastic bags from October 1

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KARACHI (9Newshd): The Environment and Alternative Energy Department Sindh announced on Thursday a ban on the use of plastic bags.

According to Sindh Adviser on Environment Murtaza Wahab, the ban will come into effect from October 1.

The provincial adviser said that there will be a ban on manufacturing, selling and use of plastic bags, adding that a big reason for choking of nullahs is due to these bags.

The ministry’s spokesman said that Murtaza Wahab also distributed bags made of cloth among people at Do Talwar.

The adviser said that the cloth bags will be distributed among residents of the city.  

On Twitter, Senator Wahab shared a message from Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, urging residents to replace plastic bags with cloth bags.

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