27m trees planted under Green Pakistan Programme

More than 27 million indigenous trees have been planted throughout the country so far as a part of Green Pakistan Programme.
An official of Ministry of Climate Change told APP here on Thursday that under the five-year ambitious Green Pakistan Programme, 100 million trees would be planted till 2021 at a cost of Rs 10 billion.
The total cost of the programme was estimated at Rs 3.652 billion for the period 2016-2021. Fifty per cent of the cost will be met by provincial governments, Gilgit-Baltistan, AJK and Fata regions while the remainder will be extended on a yearly basis by the federal government.—APP

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