PM gives nod to Green Pakistan

The initiative will ensure far-reaching reforms in assessment of forests depletion


Our Correspondent March 05, 2016
PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD:


Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved the launch of a ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ aimed at the protection and management of wildlife, as well as reclaiming and developing forests.


All relevant federal and provincial ministries and agencies will be facilitated in conserving forest and wildlife resources in line with the best international practices.


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The initiative will ensure far-reaching reforms in assessment of forests depletion, use of modern technology and development of immediate and long-term forest resource expansion.


The prime minister has directed the climate change ministry to develop a proposal for strengthening the zoological survey department to immediately compile an inventory of endangered wildlife species and habitats across Pakistan.


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The prime minister has also issued directions for revival and management of internationally recognised wildlife habitats.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 5th, 2016.

COMMENTS (1)

Faraz | 5 years ago | Reply "The prime minister has directed the climate change ministry to develop a proposal for strengthening the zoological survey department to immediately compile an inventory of endangered wildlife species and habitats across Pakistan". So that NS can invite his Arab overlords to hunt them till there are none left....
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