Agriculture Department Punjab starts tree plantation throughout province


Lahore: Agriculture Department Punjab has started tree plantation throughout the province under “Prime Minister Green Program”.
High officials of Punjab Agriculture Department today planting a sapling to kick-off the tree-plantation drive. Secretary Agriculture Punjab Wasif Khurshid has said that Agriculture Department has given a target to plant 1 Million trees throughout province whom compliance will be ensured in the long run.
Secretary Agriculture Punjab added that celebrating a “Green Day” at National level will definitely change country’s fate. Whole department is engaged in this activity and performing their duty as completion of National cause. Agriculture sector is facing climatic change now a days and it is effecting the fate of the sector adversely. This program will definitely perform a positive role towards betterment of climatic change in province and agriculture sector will be improved as many varieties of different crop is going to extinct due to hot humid weather condition in the Province.
Secretary Agriculture further said that Green Pakistan Program aims to reinvigorate country’s ailing sector through a large-scale plantation besides protecting and conserving wildlife and their habitats for revival of the overall biodiversity, which is in danger because of over-exploitation or sustainable use of natural resources.
Tree plantation at a large scale will definitely pay-off Nation in future. Secretary Agriculture appeal people to join hand in tree plantation program with department.


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