Deputy Director Misbahul Haq Khan Lodhi told Media that special inspection team including inspector Malik Kamran and Muhammad Mumtaz, inspected 13 brick kilns in Raiwind area of district Lahore on Sunday.
director recommended citizens to cover their nose and mouth and wear protective glasses, helmets to fight the effects of smog.
According to the PEPD, over 0.5 to 1.0 million people die every year due to exposure to urban air pollution.
However, PEPD Spokesperson Naseemur Rehman told Daily Times that the department secretary recently held a meeting with officials concerned to implement the court orders.
However, he said the PEPD was not dealing with the issue of compensating rickshaw owners.
Talking to reporter, Deputy Director, Punjab Environment Protection Department (PEPD
), Misbah-ul-Haq Khan Lodhi said that directives
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