BARA: Under the clean and green initiative of Federal government, tree plantation drive begun in Khyber district where every student pledged to plant at least two saplings on Monday.
The plantation drive was started on the direction of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief Minister Mehmood Khan by the district administration of the Khyber tribal district. A number of notables of the district including the elders and students from all the three Tehsils of Jamrud, Landi Kotal and Bara participated in the first day of plantation drive. On this occasion, the Deputy Commissioner, Khyber Mehmood Aslam Wazir provided 180,000 saplings to the district forest officer for plantation.
These saplings will be provided to the education officers who will further distribute it among the students of all the tehsils. It was estimated that each student will plant at least two saplings during the current plantation season. It was announced that the student who plants maximum trees will be provided certificates.