On World Environment Day , Provincial Forest Minister Nasir Hussain Shah inaugurated 2nd olive garden/ farm by planting sampling on M-9 Motorway near Saadi Garden under the Forest Department’s Social Forestry Wing.
Secretary Forest Sindh Dr. Badar Jamil Mendhro, Chief Conservator JavedMehr, Divisional Forest Officer Maqsood Ahmed Memon and officers of Forest Department were present on the occasion.
The minister paid a detailed visit to the olive farm. On this occasion, the Provincial Minister was briefed by the Social Forestry Wing about the initiative.
Talking to media after the visit, Provincial Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said that on the special instructions of Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari , events have been organized in different areas of province on World Environment Day .
This is the second olive farm in Karachi near Saadi Garden after the successful experiment of olive farm at Thadu Dam.
He said that according to Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s vision, trees are being planted along the roadsides, embankments and reverine areas across the province under the Green Sindh and Prosperous Pakistan program to minimize the effects of climate change.
He said that urban forests were being developed in major cities like Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur and Larkana. Miyawaki Forest in particular is preferred.
“I urge the media to spread this message to as many people as possible and persuade each citizen to plant sampling so that not only the country becomes greener but also the environment becomes better,” he said.