CDA strives to make Islamabad cleanest and greenest capital
ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA ) Director Environment Irfan Niazi on Saturday said the CDA is utilizing all available resources to further strengthen the status of Islamabad as one of the cleanest and greenest cities.
Due to effective Clean and Green Pakistan awareness campaign, the trend of planting saplings is increasing and citizens have started playing their due role, he said while speaking to the media
Irfan Niazi said that being the capital city, Islamabad was the face of Pakistan, adding that the main purpose of “Clean and Green Islamabad” campaign was to enhance its green cover to make the city environment-friendly.
He said that department is trying hard to transform Islamabad into one of the most modern clean and green capitals of the world.He shared the details of the ‘Clean and Green Islamabad’ campaign saying that entire CDA machinery is in action to make the campaign a success.
Director CDA said that the authority is striving hard to increase the green cover and preserve green character of the federal capital, adding that CDA is focusing on planting the indigenous species, especially fruit and flowering trees. The green Pakistan programme is a great initiative of PTI govt. We are happy to become part of this campaign under Green Pakistan Programme.
He mentioned , the main theme behind this clean and green awareness campaign is to clean streets, green belts, markets and recreational spots, besides inculcating a sense of participation and awareness among the residents for maintaining cleanliness and disposing of the litter in a proper way.