Smog control room established in Lahore on PM Imran directives


LAHORE:   On the direction of the Prime Minister Imran Khan, a smog control room has also been set up in Lahore through which smog will be monitored via satellite and on the ground in various ways.
According to the details, smog would also be seen through satellite on the Pak-India border while 25,000 smog control village committees have also been set up across Punjab to control smog.
Smog Control Village Committees will identify burning of paddy waste. Committees will discourage burning of crops and recommend action against those responsible.
The village committees have been linked with provincial and federal departments through app while recommendations will be made to prevent smog from entering Pakistan by burning crops in India.
Meanwhile, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Malik Amin Aslam visited the Smog Control Room where he was briefed by Punjab Revenue Member on the function of the control room.
Malik Amin Aslam himself observed the technical matters in the smog control room. He said that the federal government would give full support to Punjab for smog control.


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