Federal Minister for Human Rights, Dr. Shireen M Mazari appreciated the step of Ministry of Climate Change to impose ban on using polythene bags and to use alternate green bags as part of the Prime Minister’s Clean Green Pakistan Movement.
She said that this step will not only ensure the safety of human beings but will also contribute to minimize the environmental issues. She expressed these views while addressing at a ceremony to distribute Alternate Bags among the workers by the State Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul here at Ministry of Human Rights on Thursday.
Dr Mazari said we need to discourage the use of plastic and polythene bags not only at official level but also at domestic level and for this purpose we need to educate our society about the hazardous and destructive effects of polythene bags. She expressed that climate change has become the most burning issue of contemporary world and the whole world is vulnerable to its deadly consequences.
It is a call of time to switch to alternative resources and to eradicate the habit of using plastic and polythene bags. She admired the incumbent Government and Ministry of Climate Change to take timely and constructive step for the safety of human beings. Zartaj Gul State Minister for Climate Change shared that we have decided to impose ban on use of plastic bags from August 14 to ensure the clean and green environment. On this occasion, Ministry of Climate Change distributed alternate cotton bags among the workers of Human Rights Ministry.