Islamabad German Embassy staff distributes cloth bags after plastic ban

Islamabad: To help the government implement its initiative to combat climate change and its impacts, the German Embassy staff in Islamabad distributed cloth bags to citizens as an alternative to polyethylene shopping bags.

Also read: ‘Islamabad Taking Plastic Bags Free in 45 Days’

On Tuesday, the Embassy's official Twitter account posted several photos of employees welcomed by citizens in different locations in the federal capital.

Photos of schools, bazaars, and parking lots show citizens receiving a thousand bags from the German Embassy staff.

"After plastic bags were banned in #Islamabad today we distributed cloth bags in public schools, Aabpara market and Blue Area. It is important to raise people's awareness of #avoidPlastic for the environment !," posted by the German Embassy Read the tweet.

The Islamabad government recently banned plastic bags, plastic bottles and wrapping paper for transporting food as part of the & # 39; Clean and Green Pakistan & # 39; campaign.



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