Probe into tree tsunami project underway, NA told

By: News Desk
Published: 12:26 AM, 10 May, 2022
Probe into tree tsunami project underway, NA told
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Federal Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman on Monday apprised the National Assembly that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has already launched an inquiry into the Billion Trees Tsunami Programme of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

During a Question Hour, she said various complaints of corruption in the Billion Tree Tsunami Programme have been received and an investigation has already been ordered.

She said there was a dire need to devise a comprehensive strategy to cope with issues of climate change in the country. The country was confronted with climate change issues, she added.

She said heatwave has also increased due to the greenhouse effect and pollution in the country.

The minister said unfortunately no meeting of the Climate Change Council was summoned in the past. She requested the prime minister to convene a meeting of the Climate Change Council.