CS inspects cactus garden, chinkara enclosures



Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dr Shehzad Khan Bangash on Monday visited ‘Creation of Knowledge Park’ in Kohat district and inspected the cactus garden and non-timber forest products being produced therein.

The park has been established by Khyber Pakhtunk-hwa Forest Department to facilitate researchers, academia and entrepreneurs in their research work. Dr Bangash assured all possible support for making the project result-oriented and said that it would “help researchers in producing useful forest prod-ucts” as per the requirements of climate change.

He appreciated the efforts of the KP Forest Depart-ment and said academia can get more information on avocado and beer archers, inspection hut and chinkara (deer) enclosure that was established in the park. On the occasion, Secretary Wildlife and Forest, Mohammad Abid Majeed, Conservator of Forest, Gulzar Rehman, Commissioner Kohat Mehmood Aslam Wazir, DPO Kohat Shafiullah Gandapur.—APP

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