ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized on reforestation in Pakistan to save future of the coming generations.
He was speaking at Clean-Green Index Encouragement awards distribution ceremony in Islamabad.
The Prime Minister said we have set an ambitious target of planting ten billion trees, while keeping our cities clean by managing solid waste is next objective. He said efforts are also being made to generate electricity from the solid waste as being done in rest of the world. He said we have to clean air and water pollution, for which we have to first change mind-set of the people to get them realized its importance.
The Prime Minister hinted at introducing a system of reward and punishment to overcome climate change hazards. He said deputy commissioners and other officials, who perform well in this movement of Clean-Green Pakistan, should be rewarded and this should be reflected in their Annual Confidential Reports as well.
Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam briefed that Attock and Bannu districts clinched the first position on the climate change index in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa respectively.