Pak Army joins National Polio and Tree Plantation Campaign

By: News Desk      Published: 07:38 PM, 23 Sep, 2020
Pak Army joins National Polio and Tree Plantation Campaign
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa had inaugurated Sarsabz-o-Shadab Pakistan in campaign in 2018. File photo

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Wednesday planted a tree as part of Sarsabz-o-Shadab Pakistan and also attended a ceremony of polio free Pakistan.

Pakistan Army has planted 29 million trees from 2018 onwards and five million trees being planted in this monsoons by Pakistan Army formation as part of Sarsabz-o-Shadab Pakistan.

FWO as part of “Green Motorways Initiative” is planting around one million saplings astride its motorways in the next two and half years.

The Initiative encompasses planting and nurturing 600,000 plants along Lahore-Islamabad Motorway (M-2), 180,000 plants along Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway (M-9), 120,000 plants along Lahore-Sialkot Motorway (M-11) and over 100,000 plants astride Swat Motorway.