Sustainable environment protection plan need of hour: PM


Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has said a sustainable environment protection plan is need of the hour to fight pollution, especially in major cities.

He said this while chairing a meeting on pollution-related issues in the country.

He directed the departments concerned to devise a strategy in coordination with the provincial governments to save our major cities from pollution, by taking all necessary steps, at the earliest. “In line with our manifesto, clean and pollution-free Pakistan is our top priority, and long term measures should be taken to deal with the climate change related issues “, he added.
The Prime Minister said,”We are focused on maximising green cover of our cities through massive plantation.” The meeting was attended by information Minister Ch Fawad Hussain, SAPM on Climate Charge Malik Amin Aslam, SAPM on Political Communication Dr Shehbaz Gill and senior officers concerned. CS Punjab Kamran Ali Afzal, SMBR Babar Hayat Tarar also joined the meeting via video link.