Islamabad, December 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):To preserve the green character of Islamabad by active tree plantation, ten trees would be planted for one chopped tree, which have been chopped due to unavoidable reasons. Trees come in the range of any development plan, would not be chopped until 10 trees for one chopped tree are not planted before the commencement of development project in future. Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Sheikh Anser Aziz said this on the eve of inaugural ceremony of autumn flowers show with the title of “Gulon main rang bhary” here at the recreational spot of Saidpur Village. On this occasion, Executive Director General MCI, Sanaullah Aman, officer of concerned formations of MCI and a large number of flower lovers were also present.
Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz said that love with flowers and plantation reflects the true aesthetic sense. He said that MCI supports and cooperate with the people who play their vital role in establishment and promotion of flower shows every year during spring and autumn seasons. MCI organizes tree plantation drive twice every year in Islamabad and hundreds of thousands of trees are planted during the campaign, he added. He said that if every citizen of the city plant just one tree and assure it effective monitoring, no doubt Islamabad could become the most lush green city of Pakistan.
Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz said that environmental pollution is one of the major issues of the world and clean and green environment could save the masses from pollution. He said that environmental pollution in the aftermath of global climate change is a big challenge, adding that we need joint coordinated efforts to cope with the menace of environmental pollution. Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz visited different stalls during the flowers show and amused by the arrangements of various species of beautiful and colourful autumn flowers in display.
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