Islamabad, January 14, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed all the provinces to evolve a coordinated strategy and monitoring mechanism regarding plantation drive and protection of the green areas. Chairing weekly meeting of National Coordination Committee for Housing, Construction, and Development in Islamabad today (Thursday), he said environmental pollution is a silent killer, which adversely affects people’s health.
Emphasizing the importance of protection of environment, Imran Khan called for taking timely steps to avoid adverse effects of the menace in big cities. He said the incumbent government has taken various steps on war footing for environmental protection.
Stressing the importance of provision of data for land record digitalization, Imran Khan said it will help better planning and checking land grabbers. Prime Minister urged for securing green areas in construction projects in Islamabad. Prime Minister’s Adviser on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam apprised the meeting about the consultation process on piloting building codes with housing schemes and to control the urban flooding in big cities.
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