Forest area increased by 6per cent in KP: Minister.


PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Forest, Environment and Wildlife Ishtiaq Urmurh here Wednesday directed concerned quarters to boost up pace of work on ongoing forestry related uplift schemes ensuring timely completion.

He expressed these directives while presiding over a meeting held here at Pakistan Forest Institute (PFI) to review the pace of work on ongoing forestry related developmental schemes.

The minister said PFI would be made modern forestry institute of the country aiming devising methods to stop environmental pollution.

The meeting besides others was participated by Secretary Forest Shahidullah, Director General EPI Bashir Ahmed, Chief Conservator of Forest Niaz Mohammad, Chief Conservator of Wildlife Mohammad Ali and other concerned officers.

On the occasion, the minister...

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