Saturday, March 23, 2019

Environment CS Keriako Tobiko in a bilateral meeting with a delegation from Pakistan government led by Environment Minister Mr. Malik Amin

Kenya will borrow concepts from the Pakistan government on how to accelerate and manage the national tree planting project that is aimed at achieving the 10% tree cover.

From the programme dubbed the “Billion Tree Tsunami” Pakistan has managed to plant 1 billion trees in 5 years.
Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko has said that learning lessons from Pakistan will help in Planting millions of trees across  the country to help tackle climate change and reverse environmental degradation just like Pakistan did.
The CS spoke today when he met Pakistan Minister for Environment Malik Amin at the sidelines of the on going UNEA4 confrence.

Environment CS Keriako Tobiko in a bilateral meeting with a delegation from Pakistan government led by Environment Minister Mr. Malik Amin

Mr. Amin said that Pakistan will also borrow lessons from Kenya on the country managed to ban the single use plastic carrier bag.

Pakistan holds the Guinness World Record for most trees planted in 24 hours, set by the Sindh Forest Department in Thatta in June 2013 when a team of 300 volunteers planted 847,275 trees.
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