1m saplings to be planted in schools



Staff Reporter

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Elementary and Secondary Education Shahram Khan Tarakai Thursday said that the department has started one million tree plantation campaign to complete the target of 10 billion trees under Billion Tree Afforestation Project in the province.

Talking to media after planting a sapling at Government Technical School Gulbahar following inauguration of tree plantation drive, Minister Shahram Tarakai said that one million saplings would be planted in educational institutions and the saplings would be named after school children.

He said, ‘I want every child plant a tree with his and her name to clean and green the atmosphere.’

While encouraging the school children, Tarakai said each student could plant at least one sapling after their own name each to fulfill the dream of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Shahram Tarakai further said that the provincial government was taking tangible measures to promote education sector and facilitate students.

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