11,000 Olive Trees To Be Planted Along The Highways and Motorways
Speaking at the occasion, Zartaj Gul said that the government is working hard to tackle the growing dangers of climate change.
The National Highway Authority (NHA) will plant thousands of olive trees along highways in the country in collaboration with the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP).
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by the vice president of NBP Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Saima Rahim, and the general manager of NHA M-1, Amjad Ali.
The Minister of State for Change Climate, Zartaj Gul, and Minister for Communications and Postal Services, Murad Saeed, were also present at the MoU signing ceremony.
Speaking at the occasion, Zartaj Gul said that the government is working hard to tackle the growing dangers of climate change. She added that the government and the NHA will be working together to plant green belts along the highways across the country.
Zartaj Gul went on to add that the NBP should be appreciated for its efforts.
As many as 11,000 saplings will be provided by the National Bank of Pakistan, which will produce olives in three years. The thousands of saplings provided by the NBP will be planted alongside the Islamabad-Peshawar (M-1) Motorway and other highways.
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