Tree plantation drive to start from August 14: Zahid
Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid says the Prime Minister will launch Green Pakistan Program along with the inauguration of the Monsoon Tree Planting Campaign 2016 on 14th August.
This he stated while chairing an inter-provincial meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday.
It was also decided in the meeting that federal, provincial and local governments will make arrangements for planting trees in Islamabad, provincial, divisional, district and tehsil headquarters.
The meeting also reviewed progress of spring Tree planting 2016.
To ensure keen participation of general public in tree planting drive, the provincial forest departments will publish special articles and take part in talk shows to enhance the importance of tree plantation.
A target of 109 million tree plantation throughout the country has been set for the ongoing four-month monsoon season.