Sindh cabinet approves ban on polythene bags in Sukkur

Sindh Cabinet which met with Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in Karachi on Saturday gave approval to ban usage of polythene and plastic bags in Sukkur district in the first phase.

The cabinet also discussed legal position regarding controlling begging, regulation of Child Protection Authority, human rights case of ailing inmates, transfer posting rules of Sindh police, recruitment rules of IG and DIG Prisons, usage of luxury vehicles and other issues.

Addressing the meeting Syed Murad Ali Shah said that we have to improve environment in the province.

It was also decided that traders of polythene bags will be engaged to successfully bring an end to this hazard.

It was decided that ban on polythene bags in the province will be implemented in three phases in next phase such ban will be imposed in Karachi and Hyderabad.

The cabinet also accorded approval of Sindh Child protection act.

Source: Radio Pakistan