Karachi (Staff Report): The Sindh government has imposed ban on single-use plastic bags from October 1, 2019 (Tuesday).
“Notification banning manufacture, sale and use of non biodegradable plastic/shopping bags in the province has been issued by Sindh Govt,” Sindh Chief Minister’s Adviser on Law, Environment, Climate Change & Costal Development Murtaza Wahab said in a tweet.
— SenatorMurtaza Wahab (@murtazawahab1) September 30, 2019
The provincial government has also formed teams, paired up with the police, to carry out raids, and ensure that the law is being followed. Those who will be selling products in plastic bags will be arrested and a fine of Rs 10,000 will be imposed on them.