More trees needed to keep environ clean

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Staff Reporter
Peshawar

Provincial Minister for Environment, Forests and Wildlife Syed Ishtiaq Urmar Sunday said that reforms have been initiated in the forest department to make Pakistan clean and green. He expressed these views while addressing a function here and said that deforestation was having a negative im-pact on human life and therefore revolutionary steps were being taken for the promotion of forests. He said that trees and flowers are a great blessing of Allah Almighty, only greenery can help in eliminating envi-ronmental pollution, increase national income and prevent land erosion and other natural calamities as much as possible.