TAXILA: Adviser to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Saturday said that global warming was a great challenge and the PTI government was ready to face it by planting 10 billion trees during the coming years.
He said this while inaugurating “Clean and Green Pakistan Campaign” by planting a sapling at Fauji Cement Factory in Attock district.
Managing Director retired Lt-Gen M. Ahsan Mehmood, General Manager Brig Khizar Sultan Raja, Company Secretary Brig Riaz Gondal, Senior General Manager (Plant) Mohammad Tariq and a large number of other people including students were also present at the ceremony.
The adviser said under this programme 10 billion saplings would be planted in the coming few years.
He said on Aug 18, 30 million saplings would be planted across the country while during this season 150 million trees will be planted.
He appreciated the administration of Fauji Cement for planting 10,000 saplings.
Malik Amin said Clean and Green Programme under the direct supervision of Prime Minister Imran Khan was in full swing and would be made a success.
He said to make rainy water usable “rain water harvesting system was being implemented which will bring better results. Malik Amin while talking about the atrocities of Indain Forces in India Occupied Kashmir said that now this issue had become an international issue.
He said the Indian prime minister has violated his own constitution and the resolution of United Nations and would now have to face the music.
Published in Dawn, August 18th, 2019