‘Pak­istan fac­ing Rs 365b an­nual dam­ages due to pol­lu­tion’

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Fed­eral Min­is­ter for Cli­mate Change, Zahid Hamid on Tues­day told the Na­tional As­sem­bly that ac­cord­ing to the re­port of the World Bank, Pak­istan was en­dur­ing Rs 365 bil­lion an­nual dam­ages due to the in­creas­ing pol­lu­tion.

Speak­ing on the res­o­lu­tion moved by the MNA Nighat Parveen Mir in the Na­tional As­sem­bly that the "House may dis­cuss the prob­lems aris­ing out of in­creas­ing pol­lu­tion in the coun­try," the min­is­ter in­formed the Lower House that the coun­try bear­ing loss of bil­lion of ru­pees due to air, land and wa­ter pol­lu­tion.

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