The Asia Foundation Brings Eco-Friendly Bags to Islamabad

September 19, 2019 — UrduPoint, a Pakistan-based news site, highlights The Asia Foundation’s partnership with the Islamabad Capital Territory administration to bring awareness to citizens on the harmful effects of plastic bags by distributing 20,000 cloth bags in markets around the city.

During second phase 18,000 fabricated made bags would be distributed among the visitors of Sunday markets, Sabzi Mandi and other rural areas of the Federal capital.

The teams comprising ICT volunteer task force along with students of Islamic International University would set up stalls for the delivery of bags with the support of “Asia Foundation”.

Related locations: Pakistan
Related programs: Environmental Resilience

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