Wednesday, October 5, 2022

LHC imposes ban on use of polythene bags in stores, bakeries

LHC imposes ban on use of polythene bags in stores, bakeries
LAHORE (92 News) – The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday imposed a ban on the use of polythene bags at all stores bakeries and hotels across Lahore. A bench of the LHC headed by Justice Shahid Kareem conducted hearing on Advocate Salman Khan Niazi’s petition and gave two weeks deadline to phase out polythene bags. During the hearing, the Environment Protection Department told the court that they are implementing the high court orders to ban the use of plastic bags at all stores across Lahore. Justice Shahid Kareem remarked that polythene bags will be banned in others cities of the Punjab in next phase. The court then adjourned the hearing till March 13.