Tree plantation drive launched

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Local Government and Rural Development Faisal Amin Gandapur inaugurated spring tree planting campaign under “Clean Green Peshawar” project of Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) by planting poplar sapling in Bagh-e-Naran Hayatabad here Sunday.

On this occasion, the minister was briefed in detail about the tree plantation campaign of the Authority. He met with the representatives of Horticulture Department of PDA and urged them to make the tree planting campaign successful.

Faisal Amin Gandapur said that one billion trees were planted under the Billion Tree Tsunami in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the first tenure of PTI-led government. He said that the efforts were highly acknowledged and appreciated globally, while then, he maintained, a more extensive and enthusiastic plan of 10 billion trees was kicked off by the government at the Center that is moving ahead successfully. —APP

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