Imran launches tree-plantation drive in Pak

Prime Minister Imran Khan planting a sapling at the launch of '10 Billion Tree Tsunami
Prime Minister Imran Khan planting a sapling at the launch of 10 Billion Tree Tsunami
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan planting a sapling at the launch of ’10 Billion Tree Tsunami

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has launched a massive tree-plantation drive to plant 10 billion saplings in the country in the next five years. Khan planted a sapling in Haripur near Islamabad under the Plant 4 Pakistan’ drive to make Pakistan greener and environment friendly.

“Today we launch our tree plantation drive #Plant4Pakistan across the entire country,” he said in a message on Twitter. “I want everyone to join this #GreenPakistan drive so we can counter the twin threats of climate change and pollution confronting our future generations.” ┬áTalking to media after launching the plantation drive, Khan said that Pakistan would become a desert if timely action was not taken to plant trees. The government said that 1.5 million saplings were planted on the first day under the initiative. PTI