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Import, production & sale of lunch sheets banned


2017-07-12

The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to ban the importation, production and sale of lunch sheets.

Accordingly, the Cabinet last evening approved banning the importation, production and sale of food packaging boxes made out of Polystyrene and plastic plates, cups and cutlery.

Another proposal is to ban the sale of cooked food to be packaged in polythene.

The use of polythene for decorative purposes during national ceremonies is also due to be prohibited.