Today the #PlantWithTigerForce and #10BillionTreesTsunami is trending countrywide as Prime Minister Imran Khan launches the biggest tree plantation drive today to plant 3.5 million saplings across the country in a day.
As part of the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami initiative, Prime Ministers Tiger Force will also plant 10 billion trees, stated Prime Minister.
He said: “The target is 35 lakh trees in a day, though we will try to exceed it.”
Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam while addressing a press conference on Saturday said the premier would plant a sapling in Korang, Islamabad.
Following the prime minister’s directives, the distribution of 350,000 saplings has been completed so that they can be planted today and the video is trending on social media.
— Saمi خattak (@iM_SamiKhan) August 9, 2020
Here the young students can be seen planting the trees as part of the initiative.
1.2 million plants will be planted today at differentsites of punjab
Remember metros and roads lifts the nation for 10year but trees are the future they will give you benefits even after 100 years
— Dr Abdul Qadir Khan (@drabdulqadirkha) August 9, 2020
Special Assistant to PM on Youth Affairs Usman Dar in his message ahead of the campaign, asked opposition politicians to join the plantation drive.
کل ۹ اگست ۲۰۲۰ کو @ImranKhanPTI کی سربراہی میں @Plant4Pak منصوبے کے تحت ٹائیگر فورس ڈے کے موقع پر ملک بھر میں شجر کاری مہم کا آغاز کیا جارہا ہے۔
اس مہم میں ٹائیگر فورس کے رضاکار، ممبر قومی و صوبائی اسمبلی حصہ لیں گے۔
ہم پاکستان کو سرسبز و شاداب بنانے کا عزم لے کر نکلے ہیں۔
— Usman Dar (@UdarOfficial) August 8, 2020
Over a million volunteers of the Prime Minister’s Tiger Force will also plant trees as part of Ten Billion Tree Tsunami initiative, marking “Tiger Force Day”
1.2 Million Plants will be planted today at 520 sites across Punjab
— Azhar (@MashwaniAzhar) August 9, 2020
The advisor, Malik Amin Aslam said all provinces, including Gilgit Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Islamabad Capital Territory will participate in the plantation campaign, with one million members of Tiger Force joining the campaign.
“A target of 300,000 trees for plantation has been set for Sindh, 1.2 million for Punjab and two million trees in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,” he said. “In the federal capital, around 1.2 million saplings would be planted under the initiative.”
Thank you ladies for sending me your Plantation photos from one of the dgk village.huge respect for u all on working on the pm Khan's vision .#10BillionTreeTsunami #TigerForcePlantationDay pic.twitter.com/v9hE2ebPdm
— Zartaj Gul Wazir (@zartajgulwazir) August 9, 2020
“I have a belief that whenever our youth joins any movement it becomes successful. I request the youth to fully participate in the one-day plantation to make it a success,” Zartaj Gul said.
Balloki plantation drive from 2019-2020
— ٹیم جذبۂ پاکستان (@Jzba_e_Pakistan) August 9, 2020
Here is hoping that the great initiative gets the support it needs and trees are planted to the great benefit of the country.