First-ever plastic road in Islamabad inaugurated


Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed Monday inaugurated Pakistan’s first-ever eco friendly plastic road in Islamabad. Talking to media, he said the construction of plastic road would decelerate the spread of pollution in the region. He said the initiative was aimed at reducing impact of environmental pollution caused by plastic waste. Rashid said the concept would not only be utilized in Islamabad but would also be replicated in other cities of the country. He appreciated CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed for initiating plastic road project in the federal capital.

To a question about the Sialkot tragedy, the interior minister said government would not tolerate extremism at any cost. He underscored the need for speedy trial of the accused persons in Sialkot incident. = DNA