PTC plans to plant 5m trees in 2022

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Citizens get free saplings to take part in plantation drive

Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited (PTC) officially marked the start of monsoon season plantation drive2022 by opening doors of its plant nurseries providing free of cost plant saplings to individuals, public and private sector organizations.

Mohammad Qasim, CSR Manager PTC, said that we have currently the largest private sector afforestation program in the country having planted and distributed 120+ million trees and saplings since 1981. This year our plan is to plant and distribute at least 5 million trees.

Currently, the plant species available at the nurseries are beech tree, Persian lilac, mountain ebony, willow, golden dewdrop, guava and java plum. PTC nurseries are in Islamabad (Sector F-9 & Barakahu), Jhelum (main G.T. Road near PTC factory), Lahore (Behind Ring Road Head Office), Swabi (Motorway Interchange) and Faisalabad (Iqbal Stadium).

Any individual can come to any of our plant nurseries and obtain up to 25 plant saplings free of cost, he added.

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