On Sunday Waqas Ali Mehmood—the Commissioner inaugurated ‘every person-2 tree’ campaign by planting a sapling on the premises of the commissioner office.
On the occasion the officers of the forest, agriculture and other government departments were also present. While addressing the ceremony, the commissioner said that nearly 1 million saplings would be planted during the present monsoon season for which arrangements have been completed by the Forest Department, and this target would be attained by the collaboration of the forest, agriculture and education departments across the region.
He also said that trees were the source of land beautification and added that other than the government departments every citizen should plant a tree. He also said that tree plantation should not be taken as a tradition however it should be considered as national and moral duty for promoting clean and pleasant environment.
In the meantime, the Federal Board of Revenue has made teams for checking up the papers of the imported goods at the major shopping areas, particularly the large retailers in major cities across the nation.