Our Corespondent Attock
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) Malik Amin Aslam on Friday inaugurated plantation in Khagwani village and said youth should plant trees instead of blowing trumpets and horns on Independence Day.
Addressing the plantation ceremony in Shahder, Khagwani village the SAPM said he was glad to launch plantation under Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision of Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Plantation (TBTTP).
Amin said all funding was received and one million saplings would be planted at the site. ‘Plants are a blessings of God. It’s order of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) to plant and protect trees. We have decided to make our country clean and green,’ he added.
The Prime Minister, he said in past three days had visited Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan to initiate the TBTTP plantation and was leading from the front.
‘Climate change has affected the entire world as forest fires in turkey and USA have played havoc and floods have been taking place all over the world. Jacobabad has become the hottest region on earth with 53°C this year,’ he underlined.
He announced that ten cricket grounds would be established on this site at Shahder. ‘We will make a running track here for better recreational activities,’ he added.