Pakistan: Environmentalists slam '10 billion trees' project

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurates the world's largest Miyawaki urban forest, in Lahore, Pakistan, on August 9, 2021. (Photo courtesy: PID)
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurates the world's largest Miyawaki urban forest, in Lahore, Pakistan, on August 9, 2021. (Photo courtesy: PID)
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Updated 03 September 2021
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Pakistan: Environmentalists slam '10 billion trees' project

Pakistan: Environmentalists slam '10 billion trees' project

September 3: Deutsche Welle reported that the Pakistani government claims to have already planted over a billion trees as part of its ambitious plan, as well as having created around 85,000 jobs. Launched in 2019, the project — with support from the United Nations Environment Programme — is aiming to plant 10 billion trees by 2023.

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