ISLAMABAD: March 19, 2021: Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Khan carried out a review of the progress made on the Ten Billion Tsunami Tree Programme (TBTTP) here in Islamabad on Friday. 

The meeting was informed about the various components of the progress of the 10 Billion Tree Tsunami programme. The SAPM on Climate change said that Pakistan is on target to achieve Phase-I of 3.2 billion trees by 2023; efforts are being made to achieve the 1 billion tree project by the end of the summer.  A Consortium of three international agencies, including WWF, IUCN, and FAO, has already started their work for Third-Party monitoring of the TTBT Programme. The Ministry has also signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) for satellite-based monitoring of the project.

Asad Umar expressed satisfaction over the progress on TTBT Programme and said that Prime Minister Imran Khan accords the highest priority to this project, and the same should be reflected in its implementation at all levels.

Senior officials participated in the meeting conducted in virtual mode.


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