WEF releases report about PTI’s billion tree tsunami project

04 Jul, 2018 11:23 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – World Economic Forum (WEF) released a detailed report about the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) billion tree tsunami project on his website.

As per details, the report of WEF appreciates PTI chief Imran khan’s for plantation of billions tree project in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The report highlighted the gains made by the PTI through Billion Tree Tsunami project.

“Pakistan hit its billion tree goal in August 2017 – months ahead of schedule. Now, the hills of the country’s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are alive with newly planted saplings,” said the report.

According to the report, besides benefiting the environment, the project, launched by Imran Khan’s PTI party, has established a network of private tree nurseries, which have boosted local incomes and generated green jobs, including for unemployed young people and women in the province.

“It also meant the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government surpassed its 348,400 hectare commitment to the Bonn Challenge. This aims to restore 150 million hectares of degraded and deforested land worldwide by 2020, and 350 million hectares by 2030.”

However, in the report, it has been evoked that trees should be saved and planted to compete with the upcoming challenges of climate change.

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