PM to launch National Green Day on Thursday

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, along with 20 Special Children, will inaugurate the National Green Day on Thursday (Feb 9).

National Green Day is being celebrated across the country under the Prime Minister’s Green Pakistan Programme. More than 100 events are being arranged throughout Pakistan, a brief statement issued by the PM’s Media Wing here Tuesday said.

Chief Minister’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan, Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh and Prime Minister of AJK will also inaugurate the programme on the same day in their respective provinces.

First time in the history, all provinces will launch plantation drive on the same day through local trees only. Record local trees will be planted in one day by the government, NGOs and students.