Tree plantation campaign launched at Punjab Arts Council
Rawalpindi : Punjab Arts Council and National Horticulture Society of Pakistan jointly started tree plantation campaign and planted trees of various types in connection with the tree campaign. Chairman National Horticulture Society of Pakistan Iftikhar Awan, Vice Chairperson Asma Butt, Member Muhammad Yasir, Rana Nazir Tahir, Naheed Manzoor, SDO Building Muhammad Akram and Director Arts Council Waqar Ahmed planted trees. Speaking on the occasion, Naheed Manzoor said that there is no concept of human life without oxygen as trees help in preventing climate change. Chairman National Horticulture Society of Pakistan Iftikhar Awan said that the present government is well aware of the dangerous consequences of global warming and therefore emphasis is being laid on tree planting. Director Arts Council Waqar Ahmed said that planting trees is a charity. Trees are a guarantee of mental and physical health for future generations. The event was attended by a large number of people from various walks of life.