LAHORE: The Environment Protection Agency on Thursday gave 36 non-government organisations cheques for Rs100,000 each to organise activities marking Environment Day on June 5. EPA spokesman Naseemur Rehman told The Express Tribune that the NGOs would be given a grant of Rs200,000 each. The second installment will be paid in June. The activities include tree plantation by school children, installing garbage containers and dustbins, and organising walks and seminars.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 4th, 2012.