Commissioner Bahawalpur Division Capt (retd) Zafar Iqbal on Wednesday inaugurated tree plantation campaign by planting a sapling at the Mango Orchard Park.
Speaking on the occasion, Commissioner said that extensive plantation was indispensable for overcoming climate change and global warming related banes.
He stressed that the citizens and authorities should take good care of the planted saplings. He said that ‘Miyawaki’ technique is being used to plant a forest at the Mango Orchard Park.
“It is known to occupy less land and host more trees,” he added. He also said that flower beds, food court, new rides for kids and other recreational facilities will be added to the park for which Rs60 million have been issued.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 4th, 2021.