Commissioner asked Industrial associations to collaborate in tree plantation drive

Commissioner Karachi IftikharShalwani has urged the industrial association of the city to play their role in plantation drive. He was addressing to inaugural ceremony of tree plantation drive in Korangi Industrial Area. On this occasion former President of KATI Danish Khan, Group Chairman Martin Dow Abdul SattarAkhai, President of IAMKARACHI Amin Hashwani , Head of KATI’s Standing Committee on Tree Plantation JunaidNaqi and DC KorangiShaharyarMemon were also present.

Commissioner Karachi said that protection of environment is a collective responsibility and all stakeholders of Karachi including industrial representative bodies, corporate sector and civil society should collaborate for it. He also appreciated the role played by Korangi Association of Trade & Industry for tree plantation in Korangi Industrial Area.

Danish Khan said that KATI has established a great collaboration and resolved to promote tree planting on every level. He said that patron in chief of the association SM Muneer also patronizing PM’s Green Pakistan Program and announced to plant at least 100 million trees all over the country. He said that we are following his vision for this great national cause. Amin Hashwani was of view that during plantation drive in the city the indigenous plants should be promoted. AbulSattarAkhai said that environmental challenges could only be responded with collective efforts. He said that as his late son Abul Aziz Akhai initiated much CSR initiative the group will continue them with same spirit. JunaidNaqi told that gathering that with the collaboration of Martin Dow and IAMKARACHI this plantation drive would cover the Surgeon Faiz Muhammad Road, from Brooks Chowrangi to Attock Refinery. He said that KATI has planted 100 thousand trees in industrial area which was great success.

Caption: Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shalwani is inaugurating tree plantation in Kornagi along with Danish Khan, Abdul SattarAkhai, Amin Hashwani, JunaidNaqi and others.

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