ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that “A sustainable environment protection plan is need of the hour to fight pollution, especially in major cities”.
“In line with our manifesto, clean and pollution-free Pakistan is our top priority, and long-term measures should be taken to deal with the climate change-related issues,” the prime minister said while chairing a meeting on pollution-related issues in the Country.
The prime minister directed the departments concerned to devise a strategy in coordination with the provincial governments to save our major cities from pollution, by taking all necessary steps, at the earliest.
“We are focused on maximizing green cover of our cities through the massive plantation,” he said.
The meeting was attended by the Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain, the Special Assistant on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam, the Special Assistant on Political Communication Dr. Shahbaz Gill, and senior officers concerned.
The Chief Secretary Punjab Kamran Ali Afzal and the Senior Member Board of Revenue (SMBR) Babar Hayat Tarar also joined the meeting via video link.