Balochistan govt installs air quality monitoring stations.

QUETTA -- The Balochistan government has installed Air Quality Monitoring Stations (AQMS) in the province to analyze air quality on regular basis.

The provincial government had planned to install 10 AQMS in the border areas with an estimated cost of Rs 100 million, an official of the Balochistan government told reporter.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has already advertised to appoint technical staff to run the technology to monitor the compliance of environmental laws at development and industrial sites.

The government is taking steps to ensure the installation of all AQMS at the earliest and within the approved funds to protect the environment and curb air pollution.

He said the AQMS would be installed at various sites, including Taftan, Chaman, Gwadar, Khuzdar, Hub, Loralai and other locations.

The official said that all available resources would be utilized to protect the natural resources which were necessary for preserving green environment.


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