Islamabad: Ban imposed on sale of fizzy and sugary drinks in school canteens for two months

The decision comes after an online poll.


Deputy Commissioner Islamabad has imposed a ban on the sale of fizzy and sugary drinks in the school canteens of  federal capital for two months.

The decision comes after an online poll. The question of suggesting a ban on fizzy, sugary drinks said, “Should sodas and energy drinks be banned in all public and private school canteens for children under the age of 15 in Islamabad”.

To which 90% of the majority approved, after which an official notification was issued.

Deputy Commissioner Islamabad shared the decision along with the notification copy on twitter:

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