LAHORE: The Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) on Thursday organised a ‘billion’ tree plantation awareness walk from Jillani Park to Bagh-e-Jinnah. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Punjab president Ejaz Ahmed Chaudhry started the walk by planting a sapling at Jillani park. He said that the entire nation should extend their full cooperation to make the ‘Clean and Green’ campaign successful. He urged people to actively participate in the tree plantation campaign in order to improve the environment. Chaudhry said that PHA gardeners were a source of pride for all of us. PHA Director General Ghulam Farid said that the walk was arranged with a vision to promote awareness regarding tree plantation among the people. “It is our moral and national obligation to plant saplings for coming generations to provide them with a good environment,” he said.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 2nd, 2019.