Announcement of Action Plan regarding to management, prevention and reduction of air pollution in Kabul city




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2019-10-07 09:36:14
National Environmental Protection Agency of Afghanistan with cooperation of close organizations announced the starting action plan regarding to prevent, reduce and management of Kabul city air pollution by press conference in Government Media & Information Center on October 5, 2019.

In this press conference Engineer Ezatullah Sediqi Deputy Director General of National Environmental Protection Agency, Mr. Mohammad Yaqoob Haidari Governor of Kabul province, Husna Jalil Advisor of Politics & Strategic Affair of Interior Ministry, Engineer Roshan Wolasmal Deputy of Urban Development & Housing Ministry, Dr.Mahtab Alemi Environmental Deputy of Kabul Municipality and members of Air Pollution Prevent Commission participated.

Mr. Sediqi In starting of this press conference gave information about air pollution prevent and he said: This is the first 5year plan that it concept prepared from National Environmental Protection Agency with cooperation of close organizations regarding prevent of air pollution of Kabul city and it adaption period is continuing after approbation of cabinet of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

“Anxiety from last year air pollution, Health care and safety of citizenry, fixation of air pollution source and it management, access of people to information and statistics regarding to quality of air and contribution between close organizations are the important points of this plan”. Mr. Sediqi said.

“In this plan recognized 13 sector in Kabul city that under this sector another 51 factor like: Supervision of air quality, Health, petroleum equipment, Energy, Transport, Formation reform of this organization, Implement of rules, Enthroning of public awareness and etc.”. Deputy Director General said.

Mr. Sediqi remained: Sending this plan to all organizations, preparing
Concept creation of supervision system of air quality, preparing public awareness plan, creating of work committees and starting concluding data’s and Information are done works of this plan.

Deputy Director General of National Environmental Protection Agency desiderated from close organization, citizens of Kabul city and Medias of country that they help for implementing of this plan with National Environmental protection n Agency.

After that Mohammad Yaqoob Haidari Governor of Kabul province said: Noncooperation between close governmental organizations is the serious problem for implementing this plan and other plans.
He added: Kabul Province directorate will help with National Environmental Protection Agency regarding to reducing of air pollution and sources that cause of increasing air pollution of Kabul province.

And also Engineer Roshan Wolasmal Deputy of Urban Development & Housing Ministry, Husna Jalil Advisor of Politics & Strategic Affair of Interior Ministry and Dr. Mahtab Alemi Environmental Deputy of Kabul Municipality described information about concern organizations activities and plans and also promised that they will contributed for implementing of this plan considering of Islamic Republic office directions.

At the end of Deputy Directorate General of National Environmental Agency and other member of penal answered the questions of reporters.