60,000 saplings distributed among people under 10-BTAP
PESHAWAR: Minister for Food Qalandar Khan Lodhi Monday said the Clean and Green Pakistan was the top priority of the current government in order to make Pakistan an environment friendly country.
He said this while distributing of free saplings of different species under 10 billion tress afforestation projects (10-BTAP).
Qalandar Khan Lodhi advised people to take part in the BTAP actively and plant maximum trees to benefit the nation. On the occasion, the minister and District Forest Officer (DFO) Sher Yar Khan Gallies sub division distributed 60,000 free of cost plants in the area among farmers and the general public.
He said that keeping the past experience of Billion Tree Tsunami plantation drive with perseverance and commitment, Pakistan will achieve the target of 10 billion tree plantation and our future generations would enjoy the fruit. The minister said the people of Pakistan must be aware of the importance of plantation which is on one side would tackle the environmental issues and on the other, it would also help in generating economic activities. – APP