Over 10.948 million saplings to be planted in Rawalpindi division

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Staff Reporter

Over 10.948 million saplings will be planted in Rawalpindi division during monsoon season while nearly 3.247 saplings will be planted in Rawalpindi district.

According to Conservator of Forests (North) Sheikh Saqib Mehmood, the monsoon plantation campaign which has been kicked off here, would continue till December 30.

The plantation of saplings for the growth of forests on barren and uncultivated privately owned land was also started by the Punjab Forest Department, Rawalpindi Division, under Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Project (TBTTP).

Only in Chakwal district, 5,000 kanals of land had so far been turned into dense forests.

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