Governance Initiative


  • Billion Trees Project to be implemented with Urban Unit’s technical assistance


    Muhammad Sibtain Khan, Provincial Minister for Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife, was given a presentation by Dr. Nasir Javed CEO Urban Unit and the senior team, on GIS based initiatives of the Unit.
    The meeting focused on the 5 Billion Trees Initiative of the government for which Urban Unit gave its suggestions and options that can make the initiative successful and practically viable. The Urban Unit offered support in identification of suitable plantation sites, monitoring of plantation, and past and future trend analysis of forest changes. The minister not only appreciated the presentation and the work of the Urban Unit but also discussed the way forward on 5 billion trees initiative with collaboration of Unit and Forest Department formally.