Alternative to be considered for the banned asbestos


A special discussion was held yesterday (14) headed by the President to ban the use of asbestos from the year 2018 onwards and to find an alternative for the asbestos sheets. Due to the health hazard caused by asbestos and of asbestos ailments the government decided to ban the use of asbestos from2018 onwards. And it was also decided to introduce an alternative to be used and should be at a concessionary price and to encourage the public to make use of such an alternatives. It was stressed that schools, hospitals and all government buildings to use alternatives and to refrain the use of asbestos and other building material containing asbestos.