Free plants distribution ceremony

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Chitral—Free plants distribution for farm forestry 2016 ceremony held at forest nursery Drosh some 45 KM from here. Member Provincial Assembly Saleem Khan was chief guest on the occasion while the ceremony was presided over by Qazi Mushtaq Ahmad conservator Malakand Division.
Addressing on the occasion Divisional Forest Officer Muhammad Saleem Marwat said that this initiative was taken by provincial government for free distribution of plants for Farm forestry under billion tree Afforestation project. in which billion of nursery would be planted in KPK including Chitral.
Conservator forest department Qazi Mushtaq stressed upon the public to must plant a nursery even for your parents and yourselves because this is a continue worship (Sadqa Jaria). he said that provincial government also grant rupees 44 per plant to public and will purchase sapling on a reasonable price.
Addressing to the ceremony Haji Sultan, Sher Habib, Akmal Bhutto and other said that every year 55000 mound oak forest is cutting from lower Chitral which is being supplying to upper areas. If the government arranged for LPG gas this burden will be minimize on these forest area. The speakers stressed upon to never allow any one to cut green plant because Deodar is growing in hundred of years but the mafia cut it within a few minutes.

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