Air Pollution in Lahore reaching its worst position as the entire city has fallen under the spell of smog. According to the Prime Minister of Pakistan ‘Lahore’s air pollution is a silent murder.’
Clean Green Pakistan
While launching the Clean Green Pakistan Index in Islamabad here on Monday PM Imran stated that the PTI government is concerned for the people living in Lahore as the air pollution in air is getting severe day after day.
He said, “The air in Lahore is not breathable and the conditions of the city are hazardous for both the old and young.” He has termed the Lahore’s pollution as “a silent murder”.
“We do not even know how many people have been affected by it,” he further added.
He mentioned that the government is making necessary measures to overcome this issue. The PTI government will hold on to its promise and commitment to offering a clean and hygienic environment in the country.
The premier went on saying that “we used to think that Delhi was the most polluted city” while now we are experiencing that Lahore has also reached a similar level.
Air pollution in Lahore
PM Imran Khan explained the reason behind air pollution in Lahore. He declared that “we have been cutting our trees and in the last 10 years over 70 per cent of Lahore’s city has been deforested.”
“We ruined our rivers by disposing off our sewage in it. We do not value this Pakistan and when we do then Pakistan will look green,” he added.