Islamabad:Prime Minister Imran Khan taking notice of cutting of trees in Diamir and Gilgit has ordered his Special Assistant Malik Ameen Aslam to probe the matter.
After the notice of the premier an ordinance comprising of strict punishment has been imposed in Gilgit Baltistan against timber mafia.
Through the ordinance amnesty culture has been eradicated for good while those involved in the cutting trees will get severe punishments.
On the orders of the PM, Gilgit forest administration has been provided four platoons of the frontier constabulary.
The armed FC personnel have been deployed to discourage the timber mafia.
Special Assistan Malik Ameen Aslam also contacted to the local administration and called reports from the concerned officers.
In this regard, departmental action has been decided while teams constituted against the timber mafia have also been alerted.