CM launches monsoon tree planting
Caretaker Sindh Chief MinisterFazal-u-Rehman has said that massive afforestation is the best option to make Sindh clean, green and a moderate climatic region to ensure a healthy environment.
He was addressing at the inaugural ceremony of launching the Monsoon Tree Planting Campaign by planting a Neem Tree sapling in the premises of NJV, the oldest public school of Karachi on Tuesday. The ceremony was attended by Minister for Forests, Mr.Khair Muhammad Junejo, Principal Secretary to CM Sohail Rajput, Additional Chief Secretary Forest & Wildlife Sohail Akbar Shah and other concerned officers, members of civil society and officials of WildlIfe and Forest department.
He emphasized for undertaking massive planting of indigenous, local trees across the province of Sindh to combat and avert the severe heat waves as observed in Sindh during May—June 2018, in the result of climate change effects. “The massive afforestation is the best option to make Sindh clean, green and a moderate climatic region to ensure a healthy environment,” he said and pressed upon to convey clear message to district administration, local government administration, education, health, Irrigation, Works and Services, Police and other departments to undertake tree planting in the premises under their domain, administrative control.