Prime Minister Imran Khan will formally launch the “10 billion tree tsunami” by planting a sapling in district Haripur today.One point five million saplings will be planted today in major cities of Pakistan.

Government departments, military forces, NGOs, students and a large number of citizens are participating in today’s plantation drive.During the campaign, people will be given free of cost saplings at one hundred and ninety distribution points across the country.

The purpose of the campaign is to encourage people, communities, organizations, business and industry, civil society and government to collectively plant trees.

The day will also create awareness about benefits of forests and increasing forest cover in big cities of the country.