Minister to open info, watch tower at Chinji National Park


Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Monday will inaugurate a newly established information and watch tower at Chinji National Park, Chakwal. The Chinji National Park was established in 1987 and a protected area of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) category II located on Sargodha road in Talagang Tehsil, Chakwal District, Punjab, an official of the Ministry of Climate Change told APP.
The National Park was sprawling over a total area of 6,095 hectares and was located close to Salt Range, about 130 kilometers (km) from Islamabad in the south, the official added. The area had an elevation imperial of 2,231 feet (680 m) while the deeply eroded land of Chinji consisted of sandstone to igneous rocks, combined with small deposits of rock salt from the Salt Range.—APP

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