Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul has said that he want all provincial governments to ban plastic bags. The population of the world is increasing at dangerous high rate. The ban on plastic bags in Islamabad has been praised in the capital and across the country. There are almost 7500 glaciers in Pakistan. Our glaciers are melting due to the changing in climate.
Zartaj Gul said that the research in Pakistan identify the conflict of politicians. He convert the attention of the people to the climate changing. Hopefully people will understand how difficult this pen is. How difficult it is to work in the Ministry of Climate Change to achieve your goals. The population of the world is increasing at dangerous high rate. Man-made activities around the world are emitting greenhouses gases that are causing our planet’s temperature to rise rapidly. Due to which climate change is also happening. The climate change will cause climate patterns to intensify so much that we are not even mentally prepared for it. Research in Pakistan says that there will be a problem of flood in one country, there will be a problem of storms in another country, there will be a problem of heat wave in another country.
Our groundwater has gone below 1200 feet. Migration is taking place in Pakistan, when water is not available , we will take over the cities. Our Ministry has approved a program called recharge Pakistan. In the recharge program, we will somehow recharge out land with rain water. There is no water table table regulatory authority in Pakistan. The water table in Pakistan is going down because everyone is pumping from ground and there is no regulation on it. I said we set up a water table regulatory authority called WADRA and for the first time we taxed it. The regulatory authority will determine where we have to bore and where we have to build industry, but the summary is circulating from two years because it has a lot of stakeholders. . There are almost 7500 glaciers in Pakistan and our glaciers are melting due to the changing in climate. We have installed three locations for the early warning system.
We divide the smoke into red and green zone. We have required industries to install airbag systems. This work will be monitored by EBA. There are 10,000 registered brick kilns while 18,000 are unregistered. We are also going to impose labor laws on them because whole families are being held hostage there. Now we are giving them Zig Zag technology. About 700 out of 10,000 have turned into Zig Zag technology. We have given time to oil refuse three years to upgrade oil refuse to convert diesel from Euro two to Euro five. The first oil tanker of Euro five has arrived in Pakistan. We have no automobile recycling industry. The ban on plastic bags in Islamabad has been appreciated in Islamabad and across the country. I want all provincial government to ban plastic bags in all provincials.