PM’s appreciation an honour for forest department

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Our Correspondent
Abbottabad

Prime Minister of Pakistan’s appreciation for planting trees on barren land alongside Hazara Expressway was an honour for forest department KP which is also leading to 10 billion tree plantation drive in the country.

This was expressed by the Chief Conservative Officer Hazara circle Murtaza Shah while talking to media here Saturday.

He further said that although it’s the duty of the forest department to plant as much sapling to overcome the shortage of forest in the country, appreciation of PM Imran Khan has boosted the morale of our staff and they are working with religious zeal to achieve the target of current season plantation drive.

While giving the details of Jakar Banda badland plantation drive which was admired by the PM through a Tweet Murtaza Shah said that during the 2019 monsoon drive we have planted 145000 saplings of various species including Cheer pine, Persian Pine, Robinia, Ailanthus in an area of 50 hectares while the success ratio of forest department planted saplings was 95%.

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