Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi—Chief of Naval Staff Pakistan Navy said that Pakistan Navy, as part of the government’s “Plant for Pakistan” drive, had planned to plant 300,000 plants on Margalla Hills in the federal capital of Islamabad.
He said that Pakistan Navy planned to plant the trees during the Tree Plantation Campaigns 2020 to increase the forest cover and meet the challenges of global warming and climate change.
In his message on the occasion of Spring Tree Plantation 2020, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) said that Pakistan Navy had always remained at the forefront and contributed a lot in improving the ecosystem, a Pakistan Navy press release reads.
He said that afforestation was vital for our socio-economic development and a sustainable ecosystem. For years, apart from the contribution towards foods, fiber, livelihood, resources, and water, trees have been instrumental in thwarting the adverse effects of climate change.