Mauritius President plants sapling at Shakarparian; visits Pakistan Monument

ISLAMABAD, Apr 17 (APP): President of Republic of Mauritius
Dr. Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim Sunday planted a friendship
tree at the Memorial Garden of Shakarparian here as memorial to her

The Mauritius President arrived here earlier on the day on
four-day visit, at the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain.
Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rehman,
the minister-in-waiting, and senior officers of the Capital Development Authority also accompanied the visiting dignitary.

The practice of planting tree at the Memorial Garden is unique
in the world that began on February 21, 1964, when Zhou Enlai, the
first Premier of the People’s Republic of China, sowed a seed of the
Chinese tallow tree.