LAHORE - Provincial Secretary Environment Iqbal Muhammad Chauhan has said that Rs30 million has been allocated in the ADP for 2015-16 for the up-gradation of laboratory set up for measuring environmental pollution.

Chairing a meeting at his office on Wednesday, he said that capacity of environment protection laboratory, set up in Lahore, would be upgraded to international standards.

Iqbal Muhammad Chauhan urged the officers to create awareness among the public regarding hazards of environmental pollution and continuously monitor environmental quality. He said that collective efforts were needed to overcome environmental pollution. He said that refresher courses would be conducted for the officers.