Issued on: 22/04/2022 – france24.com
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By:Sonia GHEZALI|Shahzaib WAHLAH
The textile industry is the backbone of Pakistan’s economy, accounting for 8.5 percent of its GDP. But it’s also a source of major pollution, with untreated waste flowing into the groundwater and factories relying heavily on coal. Our correspondents report on the industry’s impact in Faisalabad, Pakistan’s main textile hub, where clothes are produced for the biggest fast fashion brands.