PM approves Green Stimulus Package
Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday has approved the Green Stimulus package saying that it will enhance green cover of the country that is one of the foremost priorities of his government.
While speaking to the media after approving the Green Stimulus package, the PM said that it is a part of the government’s efforts to extend the green cover in the country and create job opportunities for the youth, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.
The PM said Green Stimulus Package will offer employment opportunities for the youth and 65,000 daily wagers besides helping in the promotion of the objectives of Clean and Green Pakistan. The PM also advised all the stakeholders including provincial governments to engage international bodies in the project to enhance the scope of the program and create additional jobs.
He also urged the concerned officials to ensure transparency and community participation for the success of the program that promises a better future for our coming generations.
The Prime Minister emphasized that areas must be demarcated, in collaboration with the provinces, for establishing national parks all over the country as a step towards the promotion of Green & Clean Pakistan.
The Green Stimulus Package aims to promote plantation, setting up nurseries, natural forests, and the promotion of honey, fruit, and olive plantation in the country.