KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, SEP 27 /DNA/ – The Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in its commitment to assist and encourage nature conservation held a Tree Plantation inaugural event in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, aimed at supporting Pakistan in combatting climate Change.
The tree plantation activity held near the Shah Maqsood Interchange of the Hazara Motorway in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was jointly organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Forest Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Pakistan.
The Korean Ambassador, Suh Sangpyo while speaking at the ceremony collectively appreciated the efforts of the Pakistan government and its’ citizens in Climate change mitigation and mentioned other green and sustainable development initiatives being undertaken and possibilities of cooperation.
The Ambassador also mentioned the significance of such plantation activities in restoring biodiversity and ecosystem amidst devastating floods crisis and global warming.
Senior officials of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Forest department, IUCN and Haripur University Faculty and students were present at the ceremony.