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  World   Asia  30 Oct 2019  Cross border field fires increasing pollution level in Lahore claims Pak Minister

Cross border field fires increasing pollution level in Lahore claims Pak Minister

PTI
Published : Oct 30, 2019, 8:52 pm IST
Updated : Oct 30, 2019, 8:52 pm IST

'Irresponsible Govts are a curse,' the minister tweeted.

Chaudhry tweeted that the Minister of Climate Change informed the Cabinet that pollution in Lahore is caused by cross border field fires. (Photo: Twitter | @fawadchaudhry)
 Chaudhry tweeted that the Minister of Climate Change informed the Cabinet that pollution in Lahore is caused by cross border field fires. (Photo: Twitter | @fawadchaudhry)

Lahore: Pakistan's Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said that cross border stubble burning and "abysmal" environmental conditions in India are increasing the level of pollution in Lahore.

Chaudhry tweeted that the Minister of Climate Change informed the Cabinet that pollution in Lahore is caused by cross border field fires.

 

"Min of Climate Change informed the Cabinet that Pollution in Lahore is caused by cross border field fires and abysmal environmental conditions in India level of pollution at Wagha is double than Lahore city, #Modi Govt is failing in every aspect irresponsible Govts are a curse," he tweeted.

The provincial Punjab Home Department in Pakistan has imposed a ban on the burning of crop residue, solid municipal waste, plastic and leather items for a period of three months across the province to check pollution.

Tags: fawad chaudhry, climate change, pollution level
Location: Pakistan, Punjab, Lahore