30mln saplings to be planted during spring plantation drive.

LAHORE -- The Punjab chief secretary planted a sapling in the lawns of Civil Secretariat on Friday, in connection with the spring tree plantation campaign.

The authorities have set a target of planting 30 million saplings during the ongoing drive.

The chief secretary directed the departments concerned to make the plantation campaign a success. He said that the main objective of the drive was to encourage people to plant more trees. He appealed to citizens to actively participate in the campaign.

The CS also issued orders to start a campaign to raise awareness among the public about the environmental and economic benefits of the trees.

The officials of the Forest Department briefed the chief secretary that the spring plantation drive was inaugurated by caretaker chief minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi on...

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