Sindh Governor says tree plantation campaign to begin from Sunday

Karachi:Sindh Governor Imran Ismail said Thursday that a tree plantation campaign would start in the Sindh province from Sunday August 9 and would be actively participated by the members of Tiger Force.
This he said while presiding over a meeting to review arrangements for the campaign in the province. Due to affects of climate change on Pakistan, specially on Sindh province, the need of tree plantation for healthy environment and beautification and steps needed in this regard were also discussed on the occasion.
The governor said that the members of Tiger Force would not only take active part in the campaign but also motivate various segments of the society to contribute to the campaign. He said that in line with the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan, this campaign would be carried out with utmost zeal and enthusiasm.
Pakistan is also affected by global climate change and Prime Minister was fully aware of its adverse affects on the environment in Pakistan, he added. Ismail said that the federal government, under that vision of Prime Minister, was fully committed towards planting 10 billion trees during five year as it was needed to create a sustainable healthy environment for people of Pakistan.
He further said that it was their collective responsibility to plant trees not only for ourselves but for our coming generations also. An awareness campaign is also needed to inform and educate common man about the positive affects of planting trees. The meeting was attended by MPA Shahzad Qureshi, Municipal Commissioner Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Dr Syed Saifur Rehman, Zahid Saeed, Adnan Asdar and Ms Farha Shah.

Leave a Reply