Seminar held on environment protection

LAHORE – Provincial Minister for Population Welfare and Environment Protection Begum Zakia Shahnawaz has said that the government is taking all measures to comply the international environmental standards, rules and regulations as it could give immense benefits to the economy besides controlling huge number of demises caused by the pollution. She expressed these remarks during a seminar on “Environment of Success – Not Cost but Opportunity”, jointly organised by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Punjab Environment Protection Department and World Wildlife Fund, here at the Lahore chamber. “We don’t want to tease you, we want to take business community on board with due honour and respect to evolve a joint strategy to cope with the environmental challenges”, the minister said. She said that compliance to environmental standards is a prerequisite to do business with the developed world therefore the Environment Department is working tirelessly to educate the business community on these standards.