LAHORE: In order to curb environmental pollution, Lahore High Court has declared it mandatory to plant at least two trees for each person who is building a house in any housing scheme.
While hearing a petition related to controlling environmental pollution in the country, Justice Jawad Hasan of LHC directed that every citizen building a home in any housing society, must plant two trees. “This is the matter of country’s future,” he said.
In case of non-compliance, the no-objection certificate of such housing societies will be cancelled, the justice remarked.
He also ordered furnishing of policies to abide factories with the measures to secure the environment.
The environment department apprised the court about the actions taken against various factories, who were not following rules in this regard, during last five months.
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