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Pakistan Navy launches mangroves plantation campaign April 16,2019   |  Source: Dawn

The Pakistan Navy on Monday launched its ‘Mangroves Plantation Campaign 2019’ by planting saplings at the Bin Qasim port.

Commander Coast Vice Admiral Fayyaz Gillani, chief guest on the occasion, inaugurated the campaign, which entails an effort to plant two million mangroves in the coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan in line with the government’s vision of a ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’.

During his address, Vice Admiral Fayyaz Gillani high­­­­lighted that the campaign offered a tremendous opportunity to strengthen the people’s unique relationship with nature. “Mangro­ves have been instrumental in fending off adverse effects of coastal hazards spurred by climatic changes,” he said.

 

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