Target of 10b tree tsunami drive to be achieved by 2023

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Chairman NA Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue & Economic Affairs Faizullah Kamoka said on Saturday the PTI government would achieve the target of 10 billion trees by 2023 in the country.

Talking to the media on World Environment Day here at Jinnah Garden, he said the PTI government on special direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan had launched ten billion tree plantation programme to make the environment pollution free, adding the project had been appreciated at global level, due to which, Pakistan had been chosen to host World Environment Day this year, which was a great honour for the nation.

He said the improvement of environment was essential for future generations, adding that expansion in forests would help protect next generation from global warming. He said that Prime Minister’s plan to plant 10 billion trees was a necessity of Pakistan.—APP

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