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    An Initiative of Ten Billion Tsunami Tree Plantation Campaign Kicked off

    Chitral Times Report

    ISLAMABAD: After a one billion successful tree plantation experience at KPK, the incumbent government of PTI has categorically decided to plant ten billion trees throughout the country within next five years. Therefore the government announced 2nd September, as tree plantation day to initiate this mass plantation campaign throughout the country. Advisor to PM on climate change Malik Amin Aslam was himself steering the drive. Ministry of climate change has established nearly 200 Collection Points in five mega cities. So that people could get free saplings for plantation and the lists of locations were made viral on social media. A hash tag #Plant 4Pakistan especially developed for the awareness and extensive publicity of this campaign remained top trending throughout the day. Like other cities, people of twin cities enthusiastically participated in the drive. Government officials, Civil Society, NGOs, Students and general public expressed their keen interest in this initiative. Ministry of climate change has revealed that 1.5 million trees have been planted so for and this process will continue with full zeal and zest. Advisor to PM on climate change Malik Amin Aslam has expressed his special thanks to the people who came out of their houses on 02 September and made this initiative, a successful endeavor.

    Meanwhile Prime Minister Imran Khan planted a sapling at the launch of ’10 Billion Tree Tsunami’ at District Haripur on 2nd September, 2018.

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