The World Economic Forum has lauded Pakistan’s tree plantation drive and has requested different nations to tail it.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan has started another task named Plant For Pakistan under which the administration intends to plant more than 10 billion trees as a major aspect of his endeavors to alleviate the impacts of Climate Change.
The ‘Plant for Pakistan’ drive was propelled on September 2 with the PM planting a sapling in Haripur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
“Today we launch our tree plantation drive #Plant4Pakistan across the entire country. I want everyone to join this #GreenPakistan drive so we can counter the twin threats of climate change and pollution confronting our future generations,” the prime minister said in a Tweet after launching the campaign.
Consultant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Khan has said that the tree plantation drive ‘Plant4Pakistan’ isn’t just being appreciated within the country, in addition, getting acknowledged at the worldwide level.
The video expresses that Pakistan is one of those six nations, which are most influenced by a dangerous atmospheric change. Forest region of Pakistan is between 2-5% yet as indicated by the suggestion of the United Nations, it ought to be no less than 12% of the total area and a gigantic tree estate is a positive development.
The World Economic Forum, in the video, additionally clarified that trees chill off the urban communities as well as expel CO2 from the climate. Aside from creating oxygen, trees additionally help decrease soil disintegration. Towards the end of the video, WEF requested that other nations should follow the suit to save the planet from natural dangers.
On September 5, the World Economic Forum reposted a report on Twitter regarding the accomplishment of Pakistan’s Billion Tree Tsunami venture, as a component of its endeavors to spread awareness about the significance of tree manor and encourage communities over the globe to plant more trees.
The aim is to plant 10 billion. Learn more about Pakistan's tree revolution: https://t.co/RIgAMI1fCI #environment pic.twitter.com/Iqs1o6mDDY
— World Economic Forum (@wef) September 5, 2018
“Such recognition is very encouraging and gives more impetus to our resolve and we are committed to continue this drive with more passion and determination,” Malik Amin Aslam Khan said.