The ban on the sale and purchase of plastic bags is being enforced in the provincial capital of Balochistan from 2nd May 2019.
Quetta Metropolitan Corporation (QMC) Administrator Farooq Langove said authorities have sealed 12 warehouses in different parts of the city as part of the crackdown. “The manufacturers and sellers of polythene bags were given two months to wrap up the businesses. That deadline has now expired,” Langove said while addressing the media.
The QMC administrator told reporters that biodegradable shopping bags are being introduced in the city and a private manufacturing plant to produce them has become operational.

Source: Express Tribune


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