Thursday, December 9, 2021

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s forest cover increased by 4 percent: PM Imran

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s forest cover had increased by 4 percent, contributing to the fight against climate change, ARY News reported.

In a tweet, PM Khan shared pictures of greenery in the province and wrote that the success of ‘Billion Tree Tsunami’ had been unprecedented with public and private support.

“From nurseries to full forest areas, the success of Billion Tree Tsunami has been unprecedented with public and pvt involvement. Has given us confidence to take the initiative to 10 bn trees. KP’s forest cover has increased by 4%, contributing to the fight against climate change,” he tweeted.

On February 10, Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Jam Kamal had said that 1.2 million trees would be planted across the province this year.

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Speaking to media in Quetta Jam Kamal had said that under a five year project of tree plantation, more than 250 million trees would be planted throughout the province to counter environmental hazards.

He had said that new Forest Act would also be imposed soon to promote reforestation in the province.

The chief minister had urged the people to actively participate in the plantation campaign.

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