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PM to launch tree plantation campaign today

  • Around a million volunteers of the PM’s Tiger Force will participate in the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami initiative
09 Aug 2020

(Karachi) Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch the biggest tree plantation campaign on Sunday. As part of the drive, around 3.5 million trees will be planted in a day across the country.

Around a million volunteers of the PM’s Tiger Force will participate in the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami initiative.

Earlier, the PM urged people to join the campaign. In a tweet, he said that he will try to exceed the number of target trees.

“I want everyone to join me tomorrow, 9 Aug, in planting trees all over Pak. Have asked my MPs, ministers, Chief Ministers, and Tiger Force to participate in the biggest tree planting campaign in our history. The target is 35 lakh trees in a day though we will try to exceed it.”

The government announced to observe August 9 as ‘Tiger Force Day’ across Pakistan when over a million volunteers along with the government would plant trees as part of the 10 Billion Tree Tsunami initiative.

As per the plan, around 2 million saplings would be planted in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 1.19 million in Punjab, 300,000 in Sindh, 57,000 in AJK, 15,000 in Balochistan and 11,500 in Gilgit Baltistan.