Preservation of Margallah Hills National Park is vital to protect environment of Capital: Minister

Islamabad, February 02, 2016 (PPI-OT): Minister of State for Capital Administration and Development Division (CA and DD) Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhary has said that preservation of Margalla Hills National Park is vital to protect the environment of the Capital. He stated this during a meeting on development plan for Islamabad Capital city.

In response to the recommendations of Islamabad Wildlife Association regarding Margallah Hills National Park Minister of State for CADD said “I am committed to preserve, conserve and protect the bio-diversity of Margalla Hills National Park. Protection of Margallah Hills National Park is my commitment with the residents of Capital.

This park is the beauty of Islamabad Capital and its protection is part of Islamabad Development Plan. The Minister of State directed the CDA to take all necessary measures and appropriate steps to bring the Management of the park upto the international standards. Protection, conservation and management of the Margalla Hills is my commitment for the citizen of Islamabad, the Minister emphasized. Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhary also issued directions to increase the number of forest guards deployed for the protection of the park.

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