KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) Chief Justice Ahmed Ali Shaikh on Thursday directed the sessions judges to plant at least 100 trees.
The CJ added that every sessions judge will plant one sapling in the premises of the SHC.
This is part of a collaborative effort with the Department of Forestry in which neem trees will be planted throughout the week.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan on September 2 had launched a countrywide drive to plant 10 billion trees within five years to counter challenges of global warming and deforestation.
The prime minister was accompanied by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mehmood Khan, Advisor on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam, Special Assistant to PM on Political Affairs Naeemul Haq, and authorities from the forest department.
The prime minister inaugurated the “10 Billion Tree Tsunami” drive by planting a sapling of Deodar tree at Makhniyal area where he had also kicked off “Billion Tree Tsunami” project of KP government in 2015.