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KMC taking action against use of plastic bags

KMC taking action against use of plastic bags

Karachi Metropolitan Corporation re-bans polythene bags’ manufacturer.

Karachi Administrator Barrister Murtaza Wahab stated on Wednesday the KMC’s Anti-Encroachment Department was action that is using shop owners who utilized plastic bags on a daily basis in various districts of the city. “Plastic shopping bags will be confiscated and other actions, including lawsuits and fines, is going to be taken against the manufacturer,” the administrator warned.

On directives of the Karachi administrator and under the supervision of KMC Senior Director Anti-Encroachment Department, Imran Rajput, strict actions were being taken against the usage and sale of synthetic bags. A number that is large of bags had been confiscated from various shops in East and South districts.

The operation was carried out in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Bahadurabad, and adjacent areas, as well as in the District South, synthetic bags were seized from Saddar and Clifton in District East. The procedure against the application of synthetic bags had been also performed in District Korangi. Huge contingent of police and Rangers ended up being also present during the operation.

Along with all the operation against plastic bags, encroachments including, tables, seats, gas cylinders, and other products, were taken out of the road and confiscated by the teams that are anti-encroachment.

Throughout the operation in District Central’s Nazimabad, encroachments were taken from outside of the shops. The shopkeepers were directed to keep everything within the premises of their store otherwise they’d be confiscated, and action that is disciplinary additionally be taken against them.

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