Plant for Pakistan 2018: Chairman NHA underlines the importance of planting saplings on emergency basis to further strengthen the country

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Plant for Pakistan 2018: Chairman NHA underlines the importance of planting saplings on emergency basis to further strengthen the country

September 2, 2018

Islamabad, September 02, 2018 (PPI-OT): Chairman NHA Jawwad Rafiq Malik has underlined the importance of planting saplings on emergency basis to further strengthen the country. Addressing a ceremony held here the auspices of federal government’s initiative “Plant for Pakistan 2018”, he noted that plantation of trees was only solution to overcome environmental issues. Chairman NHA Jawwad Rafiq Malik said that trees not only help make environment pleasant but also tackle issue of floods.

He said planting trees was our national duty. He sought cooperation of entire nation for the success of the tree plantation drive and to make Pakistan green and prosper. Chairman further stressed the need to adopt a monitoring system for growth of saplings. He instructed strict supervision of saplings from plantation till growth.

Member Admin Mr. Ali Sher Mehsud said that following directives of the federal government, NHA has planned well to plant trees at national level. He added saplings are being planted at Islamabad, Multan, Hyderabad-Karachi motorway (M-9), M-1 Burhan interchange and Chowngi no 26 (N-5) Rawalpindi while target of planting over 7000 saplings has been achieved. Earlier, GM Islamabad Airport Manzoor Ahmed Arbab Project Director Samiullah Chatham briefed that over 5000 saplings would be planted from Chowngi no 26 jurisdiction of airport.

They added 1.5 billion trees Tsunami drive would be preceded with optimism. Chairman NHA stressed the need to adopt a monitoring system for growth of saplings. He instructed strict supervision of saplings from plantation till growth. Member Admin Ali Sher Mehsud said that following directives of the federal government, NHA has planned well to plant trees at national level.

He added saplings are being planted at Islamabad-Multan Hyderabad-Karachi motorway (M-9), M-1 Burhan interchange and Chowngi no 26 (N-5) Rawalpindi while target of planting over 7000 saplings has been achieved. Earlier, GM Islamabad Airport Manzoor Ahmed Arbab Project Director Samiullah Chatham briefed that over 5000 saplings would be planted from Chowngi no 26 till jurisdiction of airport. They added 1.5 billion trees Tsunami drive would be preceded with optimism.

For more information, contact:
Chairman
National Highway Authority (NHA)
NHA HQ, 27, Mauve Area, G-9/1,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +9260417
Fax: +9260404
Email: chairman@nha.gov.pk
Website: www.nha.gov.pk

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