Punjab CM directs to take necessary steps to control smog


Lahore, Oct 24 (TNS): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed concerned departments to take necessary steps to control smog across the province.

Presiding over a meeting regarding measures to control smog in Lahore today, he said the agriculture department should strictly implement the ban on burning crops` residue.

Chief Minister said smoke emissions from brick kilns also polluted the environment and also directed to take measures in this regard.

He directed to expedite the measures to convert the brick kilns on zig-zag technology.