Trees will be planted across railway track till its last boundary, says Railways Minister

RAWALPINDI: (Parliament Times) Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed has said that trees will be planted across the railway track till its last boundary of Pakistan Railways as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan to save the environment from pollution and make the country green. He said four each nurseries will be set up at all seven divisions of Pakistan Railways, and nurseries in Rawalpindi, Jhelum and Malikwal will be made functional shortly so that the railway track may be made green in a period of one year.
He said this in a ceremony titled ‘’Plant for Pakistan’’ held at Koral Roundabout, Islamabad Expressway. The ceremony was attended by Commissioner Rawalpindi Saif Ainjum, Deputy Commissioner Dr Umer Jehangir, Additional Commissioner Tariq Salam Marwat, DG PHA, district officers and people belonging to various walks of life attended the ceremony. On this occasion five thousands were planted in the greenbelt of Koral Chowk. Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed said strict action will be taken against the timber mafia as the theft of tree cannot be tolerated at any cost and the government believes that protection of trees is also its responsibility. He said the youth of PM Imran Khan will make Pakistan green and will play their active role in realising the vision of PM Imran Khan.
Commissioner Rawalpindi Saif Anjum said effort will be made to plant five thousand trees in five minutes as the ceremony is being attended by four thousands participants. He said this determination and passion should be retained to achieve the target of green Pakistan.
DG PHA Rawalpindi said 25000 trees have been planted with cooperation of private sectors and efforts are underway to plant as many as possible trees in graveyards of the city.
Later, Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Commissioner Rawalpindi, DC, other district officers planted trees accompanied by students from private and public schools and various government departments took part in the campaign.

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