Punjab Minister for Housing and Urban Development Mian Mahmood-ur-Raheed has instructed the high-ups of Parks and Horticulture Authorities (PHAs) of the entire province to take comprehensive and affective measures to achieve the set goals of Tree Plantation Campaign 2020.
He was presiding over a meeting of Chairmen and Director Generals of the entire PHAs. Advisor to CM Asif Mahmood, Secretary Housing Nadeem Mahboob and PHA high-ups of Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Multan, Sahiwal, Rawalpindi, Bahawalpur, Sargodha and DG Khan attended the meeting.
Mian Mahmood-ur-Rasheed said that PHAs should concentrate on planting shaded trees along road sides to curb the pollution and reduce the affects of climate changes. He instructed that special focus should be given to maintain cleanliness in parks and green belts in the cities as clean environment plays an important role in healthy living.