Under the Clean and Green Punjab programme on the 300 acres of government land the urban forest has been established in Chak 558 GB Tandlianwala where 300,000 plants of different types being planted in the first phase with the partnership of civil society.
Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Ali inaugurated the urban forest after planting a sapling in the area. Assistant Commissioner Tandalianwala Mohammed Aurangzeb Sindhu, other officers, donors and volunteers were present in large numbers. Deputy Commissioner said that 1.5 million plants would be planted in this forest for which cooperation of civil society was commendable. He said participating in tree plantation was proof that all the sectors and citizens were with the government to make the country clean and green.
The Deputy Commissioner said that a campaign was being implemented across the district in form of a movement in which citizens including all departments are being participated. He said that this vast land was being used for plantation so residents of the area should also contribute to the national cause and protect the plants till they grow.