Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the Green Pakistan Program by planting a tree here in Islamabad on 9th February, 2017.
PM stated that 9th February will be celebrated each year as Green Pakistan Day and around 100 million indigenous species saplings are being planted today in collaboration with all Provinces.
PM emphasized upon combating Climate Change through this program. PM further said that Rs. 3.5 billion are being allocated by Federal Government for this program while as an equal amount will also be committed by Provinces as a matching grant.
On the occasion, PM also met with special children who were present with the PM for inauguration of the Green Pakistan program.