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Pak Navy Starts Plantation Campaign At Margalla Hills

Islamabad (August 30, 2018): Pakistan Navy has started plantation campaign at Margalla Hills. Naval chief, Admiral Zafar Abbasi inaugurated the campaign, by planting a tree at Margalla Hills. 

According to Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Abbasi, 100,000 trees will be planted in first phase. Every tree will have a number on it, and will be guarded regularly.

Admiral Zafar Abbasi said that environmental pollution is affecting citizens of Karachi, while, in Northern areas as well, trees shouldn’t be turned into fuel. He also expressed his idea of planting 2 million mangroves in coastal areas.

Pak Navy’s ‘Million trees plantation campaign’ is in full swing. As per the campaign, 100,000 trees will be planted by September 15 in first phase. In second phase, trees will be planted in 2019, from February 15 to April 15.

Third phase of planting trees will start from July 15 to September 15. While, last phase will begin in 2020, from February 15 to April 15.

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