Plantation Drive kicked at Chitral.
By Gul Hamaad Farooqi
CHITRAL: Plantation drive kicked at Chitral. Division Forest Officer (DFO) Chitral division Muhammad Saleem Marwat distributed 12000 sapling to the public through Tehsil Nazim Chitral Muhammad Ilyas. In this connection a simple but prompt function was also held at Shahmirandeh (Singor) under the chair of Maulana Muhammad Ilyas Tehsil Nazim.
Addressing to the function DFO Saleem Marwat said that no project can be success without ownership and involvement of local community. He stressed upon the people to must sow a plant so as to overcome shortage of forest in the country.
Tehsil Nazim Mulvi Muhammad Ilyas said that plantation is a continue good work (Sadqa Jaria) and Islam has emphasized on plantation. He said that Shahmirandeh is facing shortage of potable drinking water and we have recommended a water well for this area. He said that people should to cooperate and participate in plantation campaign and play their role to success the drive.
Later on he distributed free plants among the local people under Billion Tree Afforestation Project . Sub Divisional Forest Officer Asif Ali shah and other were also present on the occasion.