Govt. miserably failed to prevent preparations, sale of plastic bags

Islamabad: Both federal and all four provincial governments have miserably failed to prevent the preparations and sale of plastic bags the main cause of environmental hazards.
According to details, the country uses Rs.55 billion plastic bags annually with an increase at the rate of 15 per cent. Nealry, 16 million people are directly involved in this business and more than 6 million people are indirectly involved in this business.
The liquidation of plastic bag takes at least 20 years. Now eight thousand units are operational for the production of plastic bags producing daily 250000 kg plastic bags and additional tax was imposed on the plastic bags.
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