Three thousand free plants distributed among students

Gul Hamaad Farooqi.

Green Day was celebrated in the University of Chitral. In this regard, a simple but promptceremony was also held in the auditorium of the university, in which the vice chancellor of the university Prof. Dr. Zahir Shah was Chief guest while the ceremony was presided over by Assistant Commissioner Chitral Dr. Muhammad Atif Jalib. Heads of Forest Department, Agriculture Department, Water and Soil Conservation Department and other departments also participated in the ceremony. Addressing on the occasion experts said that since Chitral is a dry region where the mountains are often barren due to the lack of monsoon rains, this is the reason why the people of Chitral have a greater responsibility to plant trees everywhere to control the lack of forests.

In Chitral. Vice-Chancellor of Chitral University Professor Dr. Zahir Shah welcomed the guests and said that plants are not only essential for human survival, but also fulfill all the needs of life from human being to animals. He urged the participants to plant as many trees as possible to avoid the negative effects of climate change and make them successful.

Divisional Forest Officer Asif Ali Shah also highlighted the importance of plants and trees. He said that natural disasters cannot be prevented until we control the lack of forests. These trees and plants not only provide us fresh oxygen but also act as natural check dams to reduce speed of flash flood.