Environmental pollution be contained with development of forests: Bilawal

Pakistan Peoples Party's Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that, with the development of forests, the environmental pollution could be contained and the lives of humans and animals could also be protected from the harmful effects of climate change.

Addressing a tree plantation ceremony at Khatri forest which concluded the plantation of 100,000 saplings in the forest near Hyderabad, Bilawal praised the Sindh Forest Department for doing commendable work despite limited resources.

He said the department had thrice made the world records in the Guinness Book of World Records including through plantation of 1.7 billion mangroves which is very beneficial for the marine and coastal life.

He said the restoration of forests would also create new employment opportunities.

Source: Radio Pakistan