Rs 8 b allocation for 10BTT shows govt’s sincerity for green cover: Amin

RAWALPINDI, July 31 (APP):Adviser to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Wednesday said the government had allocated Rs 8 billion for 10 Billion Tree Tsunami (10BTT) despite economic crunch to revive the green cover across the country.

“The global average shows 35 per cent of world land prone to desertification where this ratio in Pakistan is 75 per cent. The Oxford research conducted in this regard found tree plantation one of the most cheapest, effective and quickest solutions to curb desertification and climate change,” he said.