SARGODHA, Sep 22 (APP):The visually impaired students also joined in the ‘Plant for Pakistan’ campaign here on Friday by planting saplings in their school and on the adjacent streets in the presence of Commissioner Sargodha Division Muhammad Ajmal Bhatti.
After planting saplings, students and teachers of Government Secondary Institute for Visually Impaired Boys, Iqbal Colony, Sargodha, recorded their messages regarding importance of trees and uploaded it on the social media to motivate the public.
The commissioner, while addressing students and citizens, said: “We have contributed our share; now it is turn of others.”
Secretary District Regional Transport Authority Malik Tahir, Director PHA Farooq Haider Aziz, DO Special Education Faryad Hussain, Garden Superintendent PHA Malik Ahmad Nawaz, Zone In-charge Ismail Gujjar, host Principal Hafiz Ashfaq Ahmed and others were also present.
The commissioner greatly appreciated the passion of the visually impaired children for planting trees and said, “Even though these children can’t see, they realise that our climate has become a disaster, so we must save the earth for all the living things.”
Teachers and students of the school pledged to Commissioner Ajmal Bhatti that they would try their best to nurture these plants and encourage others to plant trees.