Parliamentary debate on ban of plastics

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Ministers Awori, Mutagamba clash in Parliament

A ban on importing plastic packaging bags as well as used computers and refrigerators to protect the environment hangs in the balance after two cabinet ministers clashed in Parliament yesterday. Information Communication and Technology minister Aggrey Awori told the parliamentary committee on Finance that the environmental impact of the bags, commonly known as ‘buveera’, and the used electronics, far outweighed the economic cost of banning them.

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