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Pak PM inaugurates monsoon tree plantation campaign in Islamabad
August 5, 2019 | 3:11 PM
by Madiha Asif/[email protected]
Picture Courtesy: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
 
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Muscat: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the monsoon tree plantation campaign by planting a sapling in Islamabad on Monday.

The country is planting 10 billion trees under the leadership of PM Khan.

Khan also expressed his resolve and fight the effects of climate change by planting trees across the country and protect environment for the future generations.

According to the ruling party of Pakistan, Tehreek-e-Insaf: “The project #10BillionTreeTsunami will increase the overall land covered by forest in country and will create green jobs for youth of Pakistan as well as will reduce the carbon in the air.”



They continued by saying: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago and the second best time to plant a tree is NOW.”

Pakistani officials asked all the citizens across Pakistan to collect the free sapling from nearest spot and plant sapling in their home, office and neighbourhood.



Also, Youth of Pakistan and China joined hands to achieve the target of planting 10 billion trees across the Pakistan.

In addition to this, Ibrahim Thiaw, executive secretary of UN Convention on Combatting Desertification, has admired the efforts put in by Malik Amin Aslam, advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Climate Change, for the success of planting a billion trees in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

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