Secretary Sports Punjab Nadeem Mehboob and Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh planted saplings outside Nishtar Park Sports Complex (NPSC) Gymnasium Hall on Thursday.
Divisional Officer Sports Nadeem Qaiser, NPSC Gymnasium Hall Administrator Mustafa Shah, PRO SBP Abdul Rauf and other officials were also present on this occasion.
Secretary Sports Punjab Nadeem Mehboob, on this occasion said that trees are a sign of healthy and well civilized society and that’s why we should grow maximum number of trees in our surroundings. “Punjab govt under the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief Minister Usman Buzdar is putting more emphasis on growing maximum number of trees in the province,” he added.
Secretary Sports Punjab Nadeem Mehboob further said every citizen of the country must take part in tree plantation drive with full devotion. “Trees help a lot in cleaning the environment and we can combat with climatic challenges in a befitting manner through this campaign”.
Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh expressed his hope that this campaign will lead to develop a clean and green culture across the country. “Healthy activities are essential for a healthy society and that’s why Sports Board Punjab is organizing regular sports competitions throughout the province just to incline young generation towards healthy sports activities”.
DG Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh said Sports Department planted one lakh 42 thousand trees during last year's tree plantation campaign. "We will try our best to plant more number of trees than previous year," he said.