Environment Wing of MCI and Capital Development Authority to be activated

Islamabad, September 22, 2016 (PPI-OT):To make Islamabad lush green and environment friendly city of the country in real sense, Environment Wing would be made fully functional. Tree plantation drives would continue in all sectors of the city without any discrimination to decorate it with attractive landscaping to enhance its green cover and beauty. These views were expressed by the Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman, CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz in meeting with the delegation of Islamabad Horticulture Society (IHS) here at CDA Headquarters on Wednesday.

Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman, CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz said that Environment Wing is the most important wing of MCI, adding that due to its significance, Environment Wing is being made fully functional to remove shrubs, bushes and wild grass. He said that during the respective tree plantation campaigns, green cover would be enhanced to make the Federal Capital environment friendly. He said that during the campaigns, all sectors, parks and green belts would be decorated with beautiful flowers and shadow trees.

He said that MCI would organize Spring and Autumn flowers show in all major parks so that all residents of Islamabad could fully avail the chance of witnessing this healthy and recreational activity. He added that flowers shows would promote love for gardening and different species of tree. Sheikh Anser Aziz added that MCI is considering on different suggestions about the landscaping and beautiful lawns as well as decoration of open spaces with different species of beautiful flowers, adding that Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Multinational firms would be invited in this regard. However, he asserted such activities would only be allowed for promotion of healthy recreational activities not for other purposes.

Appreciating the efforts of Islamabad Horticulture Society for promotion of awareness of gardening and tree plantation among the masses of Islamabad, Sheikh Anser Aziz said that MCI will fully cooperate with IHS for making Islamabad the most beautiful city of the country. On this occasion, the office bearers of Islamabad Horticulture Society greeted Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman, CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz and assured him of their full cooperation. Sheikh Anser Aziz urged the delegation of IHS for useful suggestions for enhancing the natural beauty of Islamabad.

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