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Bear Grylls aks other countries to follow Pakistan’s lead to ban plastic

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Islamabad: Bear Grylls, host of popular TV series “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”, on Sunday took to twitter to commend government of Pakistan
for its decision to ban plastic.

He retweeted a statement from Official Twitter account of Government of Pakistan that said “Islamabad will celebrate its freedom from Plastic Bags on this Independence Day as Government of Pakistan has imposed a ban on the manufacture, sale and use of plastic bags in Islamabad from 14th of August”.

Bear Grylls, who has over a million followers on Twitter, commended the government’s decision expressing the hope that many other countries will their lead and act to help preserve the plant earth.

“Huge respect to @pid_gov for this decision to ban plastic… I hope many other countries will follow their lead & act to help preserve our planet,” he commented on his retweet.