A seminar on smog organised by Punjab university

LAHORE:21 November: There is a need for creating awareness regarding smog so that citizens could be saved from its bad effects on health, said Environmental Protection Department (EPD) Director Naseemur Rehman. He stated this while addressing a seminar on smog organised by Centre for Coal Technology (CCT) at the Punjab University (PU). Addressing the seminar, the EPD director said that the provincial government had launched an aggressive campaign to cope with issue of smog and conducted the campaign with the collaboration of kiln and factory owners. He added that in northern parts of the provincial capital, 28 out of 34 steel factories had been made smoke free with the help of technology. PU Faculty of Engineering and Technology Dean Dr Taqi Zahid Butt said that there is a need to introduce Chinese-style initiatives to cope with the menace of smog.Published Express Tribune, November21st 2019.

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