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3mln trees to be planted: Speaker GB.

SKARDU -- Speaker Gilgit Baltistan Assembly, Haji Fida Mohammad Nashad has said that 3 million trees would be planted in the area during current plantation drive.

He said this while inaugurating the spring tree plantation campaign in Skardu city park on Monday.

He said that 5,30000 tress would be planted in GB region including Skardu, Ghangche, Kharmang and Shiger.

He said to make clean the environment and to finish pollution plantation is necessary because in GB we have only one percent natural forest and we must work for artificial forest.

Fida Nashad stressed upon the students, departments, agriculturists, forest department and people to play role in this regard.

He said that plantation is not only national obligation but source of income also. He said that the environment of GB is suitable for fruit trees which will boost our economy.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Mar 13, 2018
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