ISLAMABAD, Jun 12 (APP):Adviser to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam said World Bank (WB) has approved a grant of US$280 million for establishing 10 more air quality monitoring stations in Lahore.

He said that the financial assistance would be provided to the Environment Protection Department (EPD) Punjab for not only new air monitoring stations rather for the department’s upgradation and resource development.

“The World Bank will finance US$200 million out of the total cost where the rest of US$80 million will be given by the provincial government,” Amin Aslam told APP.