Palm trees project a milestone: Wahab

1,100 palm trees have been planted initially as part of the project, says Wahab

​ Our Correspondent October 25, 2019
Palm tree. PHOTO: FILE

THATTA: Sindh Chief Minister’s Adviser on Law, Environment and Coastal Development Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said that the pilot project of palm trees plantation in Kathore Forest Thatta is a milestone for the government.

He stated during his visit to the pilot project on Thursday that 1,100 palm trees have been planted initially as part of the project from which 1,200 mounds of palm oil could be extracted annually.

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He said that all the trees planted on government land of 50 acres were mature for harvesting and the production of palm oil had already started.

He praised the officials and staff involved in the preparation of the project and said that they will take measures to extend the project on a bigger scale with the approval of Sindh CM Syed Murad Ali Shah.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 25th, 2019.

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