Saplings to be planted during Spring drive: Amin
ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Climate Change has chalked out a plan to plant over 142000069 saplings during the upcoming tree plantation campaign schedule to begin by the end of next month.
This has been stated by Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Ameen Aslam while presiding over an interprovincial meeting regarding 2019 spring Tree Plantation Campaign in Islamabad on Tuesday.
The Advisor directed to choose a day in the last week of February for the campaign to be launched by the Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The Advisor said the ministry hopes to plant some five million trees on the very first day of the drive.
The meeting reviewed the target of previous year and current year for the tree plantation across the country.
The meeting was briefed that 21.26 million plants were sowed during last year in Punjab, while 21.69 million in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 11 million in Sindh and 0.36 in Balochistan. - NNI