Smells like green spirit: Imran vows to plant 1 billion trees in K-P

Says the K-P government will not 'spare' the timber mafia this time round


Web Desk February 21, 2015
Imran Khan. PHOTO: ONLINE

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said on Saturday that he is going to a start a campaign to plant one billion trees in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P).

Addressing the media in Haripur, Imran said, “We want to make a prosperous Pakistan for our future generations.”

Further, Imran also said that he plans on involving the youth in this campaign as well.

“School children will also be included this campaign,” he said.

Imran spoke against the ‘timber mafia’ in K-P. He said timber mafia has cut a billion trees from the region and the K-P government “won’t spare” them this time around. He reiterated that certain politicians are also involved with the mafia.

The PTI chief said that he will go and meet the Peshawar High Court chief justice and take matters up with him. Imran said that he would seek his ‘help’.

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Azam Khan | 5 years ago | Reply | Recommend @ishtiaque shahnawaz: Please go and listen to the "FULL" slogans of Showbaz & Nawaz. Even that of Zardari, for that matter. Please stop listening to the empty slogans of Imran Khan who happens to be the only leader in Pakistan who gave the people a Cancer Hospital and Namal College and ....... gave the KPK a depoliticized Police and Right of Information to the general public of KPK and Mobile Courts and registered 300,000 new students and trained 12,000 new teachers and and and... Your comments are as painful as the spelling of your name.
Azam Khan | 5 years ago | Reply | Recommend @woody: Your name says it all my friend. You have no feelings.
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