New world record: 50,000 saplings planted in one minute

Staff Reporter

A world record has been established by planting 50,000 saplings in one minute in Gujranwala on Thursday.

As per details, 13,000 students in Gujranwala planted 50,000 saplings in just 60 seconds, setting a new record for the largest plantation drive anywhere in the world.

Earlier, the world record of planting the highest saplings in one minute was held by India. India was holding the world record with 37,000 saplings in one minute, which now has been overtaken by Pakistan.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Environment Malik Ameen Aslam lauded the students for setting the world record.

He said Prime Minister Imran Khan has recently inaugurated the world’s largest Miyawaki forest in Lahore. Malik said the incumbent government is paying attention to minimize environmental hazards by planting maximum plants.

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