Pakistan’s second most populous city Lahore is situated in the north-east of the country with River Ravi flowing north-west of the city. It is the capital of the province of Punjab and one of Pakistan’s major industrial and economic hubs, with a population of over 11 million residents as of 2018.
According to recent reports, the city is currently facing a major air pollution crisis that is currently affecting parts of South Asia at this time. Authorities have declared an environmental and health emergency in three cities: Gujranwala, Hafizabad, and Lahore, bringing about the closure of schools, public parks, malls, and offices until the situation improves.
The report also mentions that Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, with a population of over 10 million residents, is also affected by this crisis.
Earlier this month, Incognito Blog reported a similar event in New Delhi.