Lahore Orders Crackdown on Smoke-Emitting Factories and Vehicles


Earlier today, the administration of Punjab’s capital city Lahore has ordered a crackdown on smoke-emitting vehicles factories in a bid to eliminate the heavy smog that blankets Lahore during winters.

As part of the district administration’s measures to eliminate the concerning smog, Zulfiqar Ahmad Ghuman Commissioner Lahore gave the green signal to a crackdown on smoke-emitting vehicles. Factories that release smoke despite clear instructions should be sealed, said Ghuman.

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According to the details, action in accordance with the law should be taken against those who burn waste from furnaces, noting that a joint team would conduct anti-smog operations across Lahore 6 days a week.

As per the commissioner, at least 462 vehicles were fined and 45 confiscated over the past 20 days. In total, the fines imposed on smoke-emitting vehicles amounted to Rs,375, 000.

On the other hand, Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid announced to privatize eight more trains in Pakistan by November 12th.

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