Faisalabad world’s 3rd dirtiest city; Lahore 10th
In a 2018 report of world cities with dirty air released today, Faisalabad was ranked as the world’s third dirtiest city. Lahore was ranked 10th. Top seven cities with dirtiest air came from from India.
The report was released by Bloomberg based on data provided by IQAir AirVisual and Greenpeace.
The index measures the presence of fine particulate matter known as PM2.5, a pollutant that can fester deep in the lungs and bloodstream of human beings.
Wali Zahid is a longtime China watcher and a Pakistan futurist. An award-winning journalist, he writes on issues of significance to Pakistan and CPEC & BRI.