Monsoon tree plantation drive at Pakistan sports complex


ISLAMABAD, AUG 01 (DNA)  – Federal Basketball Association held a monsoon tree plantation drive for the awareness of sportspersons at the Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad.In connection to Prime Minister Monsoon plantation campaign on “plant for Pakistan” day the event was held with the collaboration of Pakistan Sports Board and First Step Communications were attended by Pakistan Sports Board Deputy Director General Mansoor Ahmed Khan, Federal Basketball Association Ouj e Zahoor, , PSB Deputy Director General  Agha Amjadullah, sportspersons and other officials were also present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion Pakistan Sports Board Deputy Director General Mansoor Ahmed Khan said that tree plantation was most important to boost environmental protection measure as well as promote forestation, adding that it was the responsibility of every person to participation in tree plantation campaign and plant a tree to promote the green and clean environment.

He lauded the efforts of federal basketball association and hoping that every sportsperson will play their role for plant saplings by engaging others to achieve this challenging task for the betterment of clean environment

The federal government has set a target of planting 140 million saplings across the country during a campaign which will be inaugurated by the prime minister in the first week of the August.=DNA