Tree plantation launched at Margalla Hills


Afridi urges youth to become flag bearers of Clean Green Pakistan drive

Zubair Qureshi

Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi has urged youth to become flag bearers of Clean Green Pakistan drive.

Addressing the students and youth at the Clean Green Pakistan movement launched by Prime Minister Imran Khan by Air University at Pir Sohawa, he urged youth to actively participate in the Movement launched by PM Imran Khan.

He also planted a sapling to launch Tree Plantation Drive at Margalla hills. The ceremony was attended by a large number of university students, faculty members and management team members.

Afridi, while interacting with volunteers, said tree plantation was an ongoing charity and every person must play due role to ensure the clean & green Pakistan for the betterment of our next generation.

Under the AU Plantation Drive 2021, more than 10,000 seed balls were thrown near Talhar village at Margalla hills.

The volunteers also brought various saplings including Sukhchain, Kachinar, Cheer, Wyeeping Willow and Amrood.

That was in addition to 2000 plants being planted by students, staff & faculty at various locations in Islamabad.

Air University is committed to following the PM vision of Clean & Green Pakistan. It is worth mentioning that Air University has also planted 35,000 trees this month in its campuses, including Kamra, Multan and South campus.

Earlier, the volunteers of Air University Shaoor Society, with the collaboration of civil society and industry partners, had also achieved a target of collecting 17,000 seeds from waste in addition to organizing plantation drives for school children in the twin cities.

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