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Cleanliness, plantation drives in full swing in Punjab

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LAHORE/BAHAWALPUR: Bahawalpur Deputy Commissioner Shozab Saeed chaired a meeting to review the steps taken in connection with the Clean and Green Punjab campaign. It was stated in the meeting that during the Clean and Green Punjab drive, encroachments have been cleared, including 2,880 handcarts and 1,022 encroachments outside shops. The authorities also issued notices to 5,543 […]

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Rs 300 bn worth trees chopped off prior to PTI govt in KPK: Murad Saeed

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of Communications Murad Saeed Friday said prior to Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Rs 300 billion worth trees were chopped off from 2008-13 in the province which resulted into massive climate change impacts. Addressing a seminar while inaugurating Clean and Green Pakistan Plantation drive at Construction Technology Training Institute […]

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KMC, HMWF launch plantation drive in Saddar

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KARACHI: To support nationwide plantation campaign and address growing issue of changing weather patterns, health professionals have also come up to play their part. A small scale campaign to plant 500 saplings has been launched in Saddar area here on Tuesday. The drive started by the Hashmanis Medical Welfare Foundation (HMWF) with the support of […]

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Plantation of broad-leaf trees on Margalla Hills recommended to avoid fires

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ISLAMABAD: A special committee headed by the federal ombudsman on the frequent Margalla Hills fire incidents has recommended plantation of broad-leaf trees to replace the pines which are most vulnerable to fires. A set of recommendations furnished before the Supreme Court by Advocate Hafiz Ahsaan Ahmad Khokhar on the fires also suggested directions to the […]

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PM approves launching of ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ to add

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved launching of the ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ whereby over 100 million trees will be planted in the country. The idea, according to a press statement released by the PM Office on Friday, is based on the ‘Great Green Wall Programme’ of China. Whether it’s the ongoing one billion tree […]

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1.8 million trees to be planted in Charsadda

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SHABQADAR: Around 1.8 million trees is the plantation target for Charsadda as part of the Billion Tree Tsunami Project, stated Sub-divisional Officer for Forest Faizur Rehman. He issued this statement after a tree was planted at a civil court in Shabqadar by additional sessions judge Asad Ali. Rehman said plantation would take place over 1,800 […]

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KP ‘choice’ may threaten biodiversity

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ISLAMABAD – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is planting 50 percent Eucalyptus under its Billion Tree Tsunami programme, which will cause water shortage and threaten the bio-diversity. Though termed it a green growth initiative of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government but the environmentalists consider the Billion Tsunami a green disaster which will cause severe water shortage in […]

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Plant a tree today: Monsoon plantation campaign begins in Bahawalpur

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BAHAWALPUR: Trees are a gift to mankind and a balancing force of nature, Bahawalpur Division Commissioner Saqib Zafar said at the inauguration of the Monsoon Plantation Campaign at the Bahawal Club in Bahawalpur on Thursday. “It is, therefore, our duty to save the environment by planting trees.” The commissioner planted a tree at the club. […]

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