Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana has said that it is our national responsibility to preserve the environment for our future generations and private sector must play its role in it. Expatriates are great patriots and they have been serving the country well”, he said while talking to M. K. Pasha,
Chairman Pasha Foundation Netherlands who allied on the Rafique Rajwana at the Governor’s House here on Tuesday.
He said expatriates were the ambassadors of Pakistan abroad. Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana hailed the offer from the Pasha Foundation to launch tree plantation drive in Lahore to plant 100000 trees in collaboration with the educational institutions. He said the environment could be preserved if awareness was created among the students. Punjab Governor said a greener Pakistan was a cherished ideal, adding that the provincial agriculture department was playing its role in order to deal with the menace of smog in future. He said a healthier environment would ensure a healthier Pakistan. He said the public -private partnership was vital to wage a war against
Punjab Governor assured of his full cooperation in the fight against challenges to the environment. Chairman Pasha Foundation M.K. Pasha said the foundation wanted to play its role for a greener and beautiful Lahore, adding that the Tree Plantation Drive would help overcome environmental challenges like smog. He said 20000 students
from Unique Schools would take part in the first phase of the tree plantation. Veteran TV and stage actor Muhammad Zubair, who currently resides in Canada, was also present during the meeting.