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Prime Minister Imran Khan to hold important meetings at Lahore today


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

20th Oct, 2020. 09:22 am
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Prime Minister Imran Khan will be visiting Lahore today where he will hold separate meetings with the Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar and Governor Chaudhry Sarwar.

According to the details, during his stay in the city, the Prime Minister is scheduled to chair important meetings during his stay in the city.

He will be meeting meet leaders of his party during a day-long stay in the city. Important political and financial affairs of the province are also likely to be discussed in the meetings.

Prime Minister Imran Khan will also hold separate meetings with Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and Governor Chaudhry Sarwar.

Reforestation to save future

On Monday, Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasized reforestation in Pakistan to save the future of the coming generations lamenting how various major cities including Peshawar, Lahore, and Karachi used to be “clean” but were now suffering from pollution.

“We have destroyed our forests, and our next generation will have to pay the price for it,” Imran Khan said while speaking at the Clean-Green Index Encouragement awards distribution ceremony here. The Prime Minister recalled out that people used to drink Peshawar’s water as if it was mineral water.”

This national campaign underpins behavioral change and institutional strengthening while envisaging the need to address five components:
  • Plantation,
  • Solid waste management,
  • Liquid waste management/ hygiene,
  • Total sanitation, and safe drinking water.

Imran Khan about Karachi Situation

In the same ceremony, while commenting on the Karachi situation, Prime Minister said that trash and garbage could be found scattered on streets of the port city while sewerage is being disposed of in the sea, causing hurdles for fishermen.

Prime Minister also highlighted that Lahore has lost 70 percent of its greenery resulting in an increase in pollution in Punjab’s capital.



 

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