Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday inaugurated the country’s first smart forest at Sheikhupura’s Rakh Jhok Forest.
Rakh Jhok Forest is a project of Ravi Urban Development Authority, laced with sensors and surveillance systems.
The prime minister planted a sapling and was later given a briefing by the officials about the project.
The prime minister will later arrive in Lahore and hold a one-on-one meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar to get a briefing about the political and administrative situation of the province.
He will also chair important meetings at the Chief Minister House where he will be given a briefing on ongoing development projects in the provincial capital.
The premier will also attend Punjab Education Convention 2021 in Lahore.
The convention will highlight the steps taken by the PTI government over the last three years for the promotion of quality education, by introducing innovations in Punjab province.
During this period, the Punjab Education Department, with the cooperation of other departments, ensured wide-ranging reforms in the education sector.
These include upgradation of schools, integrated management system and e-transfers system, Insaaf afternoon schools, Insaaf academy, Insaaf school meal and Trans-education programme to impart education to the transgender community.