PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has launched ‘spring tree plantation campaign 2021’. Chief Minister Mehmood Khan inaugurated the campaign by planting an olive sapling at the CM House.
The officials said that more than 250 million saplings will be planted in the province during this spring tree plantation campaign. According to the details, the planting campaign is linked to 1’0 billion tree projects’ at the national level.
Under the 10 billion tree project, more than 382 million trees will be planted in the province during the year 2020-21. More than 132 million saplings were planted in the province during the monsoon tree planting campaign last year. The officials said about 300 million trees have been planted so far under this project. This year’s main highlight is the planation of four million olive saplings.