PM Imran launches spring tree plantation drive in Mianwali
Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the 2020 spring tree plantation drive in Mianwali on Sunday, reported Geo News.
The prime minister inaugurated the plantation drive by planting a sapling at Kundian. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar was additionally current on the plantation drive.
The revival and restoration programme introduced by the Prime Minister’s Office is geared toward restoring forests and controlling wilderness.
“The current planting campaign will be instrumental in the completion of the government’s green agenda. The Green Agenda aims not only to preserve the ecosystem but also to create jobs for the socio-economic sustainability, green jobs, especially the poor, women and the young,” the assertion learn.
The prime minister will even attend the convocation of NAML college as a chief visitor throughout go to to his hometown.
Last 12 months in February, the prime minister had launched the “10 Billion Tree Plantation Drive” in Balloki, Nankana Sahib.
The premier planted a sapling on the Forest Reserve in Balloki to mark the “Plant for Pakistan” drive. Speaking on the event, the prime minister had directed that forest land given on lease in Punjab ought to be retrieved. “Forest cover in Pakistan is already very low as compared to other countries in the region,” PM Imran mentioned.
Pointing out that there was once thick forests in Chicawatni, Mianwali and Changa Manga, PM Imran urged, “Forests should be protected at any cost.”
“Seventy per cent of Pakistan’s forests have been cut down in the past few years and it has created an imbalance in our environment,” the premier mentioned. “We are now going to allow builders to build higher buildings, just so our cities stop expanding and encroaching on our forests,” he added.
“Ten billion trees will be planted in five years. Pakistan is the most affected due to climate change and the entire country will be made clean and green,” the premier said.