The Member said that CDA will plant 0.6 million plants in the city during the approaching Tree Plantation Drive in which NGO’s and other institutions will plant 0.3 million trees.
He said that CDA will plant 5,0000 tree at F-9 park, Simly Dam areas and Margallah hills today, adding that every citizen should plant at least one tree with his/her mother’s name.
He said that small parks of the city would be given to different schools which will maintain and care for those parks. He said that roundabouts of the city would also be given to the different companies who will maintain and care for these roundabouts.
Member CDA said that along with residential sectors of the capital, spring plantation will be conducted on major avenues of the city and in catchment areas of Margallah Hills and Simly Dam, he added.
CDA has arranged plants in a huge number and the Authority envisages mass participation in the plantation drive from students of different educational institutions, traders’ representatives, NGO’s and civil society and citizens at large.
Senior officials of CDA including Board Members, people from different walks of life including students of different educational institutions, representatives of traders, NGO’s and civil society were present at inauguration ceremony.