JS Bank and federal govt join hands to fight environmental pollution.


ISLAMABAD -- To support the federal government implement initiatives aimed at combating climate change and its impacts, the Federal Minister for Climate Change - ZartajGul, Islamabad Capital Territory Administration and JS Bank distributed canvas bags among the citizens as an alternative to polythene shopping bags. The canvas bags distribution initiative was undertaken by Hamza Shafqaat, DC Islamabad, NomanAzhar, Head of Branchless Banking - JS Bank alongside their respective teams. Hailing the ban on plastic bags, NomanAzhar said, 'As a responsible institution, JS Bank wants to make a measurable difference in raising awareness to avoid the use of plastic for the sake of the environment and provide an alternative option to the general public.'

Hamza Shafqaat, DC Islamabad added 'It is hard to get the general population to forgo plastic bags in Pakistan which...

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