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“Pakistan Navy – Mangroves Plantation Campaign 2017”

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Pakistan Navy has launched a campaign in the coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan titled as “Pakistan Navy – Mangroves Plantation Campaign 2017” on this Independence Day that will plant around 1 million mangroves in step with government’s vision of plantation. Naval Staff Chief Admiral Muhammad inaugurated the campaign by planting plantlet of mangroves. The […]…Read More

Govt’s plantation campaign across Pakistan against climate change

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Under the Green Pakistan Programme (GPP), provincial government increasing forest cover in Punjab to alleviate climate change and its impacts effectively. Capt. (Retd.) Jahanzaib Khan, Punjab Forest Wildlife and Fisheries Department Secretary said in a statement while talking to media. “During monsoon season, Punjab planned to plant 12 million plantlets in the province, ” he […]…Read More

Government pledges to encourage tree plantation across Pakistan

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Government pledges to encourage the plantation of 100 million trees across Pakistan under a prime minister’s Green Pakistan programme to improve the environmental condition of Pakistan. The World Bank is offering US$100 million to the Pakistani government’s initiative. The Green Pakistan Program was formally launched this year and received extremely high motivation when the World […]…Read More

UAF holds awareness walk to mark national tree plantation day

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article image FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) held an awareness walk to mark national tree plantation day aimed at creating the awareness among the people about the blessings of trees. The rally organised by the Department of Forestry UAF was led by Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan. The rally commenced from Admin Block was concluded at Faculty of Agriculture. The participants were carrying placards inscribed with…Read More

Wapda launches tree plantation campaign

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article image TISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has launched its 'One Million-Tree Plantation Campaign', which aims at planting one million trees at various Wapda projects in the four provinces, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJandK), Gilgit Baltistan and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) during the two plantation seasons of the fiscal year 2016-17. To mark launch of the campaign, a ceremony was held at Islamabad. Minister of State for Water and Power Chaudhry…Read More

UBL team attends mangrove plantation, beach cleaning

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: UBL Fund Managers Limited have recently visited the WWF Pakistan’s Wetland Center, Sandspit Beach, Karachi, in order to plant mangrove trees and clean the beach. The exercise was organized in collaboration with the WWF Pakistan. This initiative by UBL Fund Managers Limited is an integral part of their CSR campaign and aims to highlight the importance of mangrove plantations, raising awareness among coastal communities and other stakeholders. On the occasion, the…Read More

PTCL holds eco-hike, tree plantation drive

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: PTCL has recently organized Eco-Hike and Tree Plantation Drive’ in the Margalla Hills to raise awareness about preservation and protection of environment. The initiative, which was part of the PTCL’s Go Green’ vision, emphasized the importance of keeping the surroundings clean and raised awareness in the community about environmental issues. Over 230 hikers including PTCL employees and students participated in the hike, started at the base of Margalla Hills on…Read More

1300 acres come under olive plantation

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STAFF REPORT IBD: As many as 1,300 acres of land have been brought under olive cultivation in less than one year under the Olive Promotion Project launched by the PARC with an aim to exploit the potential in this sector and make the country self sufficient in olive production.The project was launched in mid last year under the debt swap agreement between PARC and the Italian government. The country is using millions of dollars for importing oil, however if the existing olive cultivation…Read More

Unique plantation activity held to promote farming

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Kamyab Pakistan is running an activity "Plantation in Manga" for the last three years in order to create awareness among the people through these activities they can do many things own their behalf.Many cash plants like grapes and cherry give agriculture of Manga a diverse nature. Kamyab Pakistan also wants to introduce a different technology in backward areas of Pakistan.Addressing on the occasion the Chief Executive of Kamyab Pakistan Navid Mriza highlighted the…Read More

Pakistan goes ahead with olive plantation drive

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The government has developed a Rs 382 million plan to encourage olive production across the country by allocating regional belts especially in the three provinces including Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata in order to minimise the annual import bill burden of olive oil on the national kitty."Under the project, gardens spreading over 800 acres of land suitable for olive cultivation would be cultivated in the country," disclosed an official of the…Read More