GB govt to provide interest-free loans for combatting plastic pollution.

GILGIT -- The Government of Gilgit-Baltistan has taken a major step towards combatting plastic pollution in the region by providing interest-free loans to local green enterprises for producing eco-friendly bags.

"The initiative aims to encourage the use of environmentally friendly bags and reduce the amount of plastic waste in Gilgit," said Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan Muhiudeen Wani in an official statement to the media on Monday.

He said plastic waste not only harms the environment but also poses a significant threat to livestock and human health.

"By encouraging the production and use of eco-friendly bags, the...

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