The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) and the Deputy Commissioner Islamabad office has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the mutual cooperation to plant 1 million trees in the federal capital during 2020 under the ICCI’s campaign dubbed as “Go Green Islamabad”.
Mohammad Ahmed Waheed the President of ICCI and the Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqat signed the MoU in the DC office on Friday.
The DC office formed a team under Waseem Ahmed, the Additional Deputy Commissioner for cooperating with the ICCI in the Go Green drive.
As per the MoU, the DC office in unison with the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) and the Capital Development Authority (CDA) would be recognizing and allocating the land for tree plantation to the ICCI.
The DC office would be supporting the ICCI in balancing and landscaping of the area for the plantation of the tree and cooperate with the chamber in the maintenance of the planted trees and would engage the concerned ministries and organisations in the campaign.
While speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner said that making Pakistan an environment-friendly nation is the primary objective of the incumbent government.
He said that this campaign would help in improving the environment of Islamabad and gave an assurance that the ICT administration would offer all possible assistance to make this campaign successful.
Local markets, other organisations and schools would be engaged in the campaign and the ICCI would be welcoming any institution to collaborate with them for the noble cause.
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