Islamabad, January 26, 2018 (PPI-OT):A ceremony was organized at Ministry of Climate Change to appreciate a young girl named Hania Imran who planted 14 trees on her fourteenth birthday and wrote a letter to Federal Minister for Climate Change highlighting issue of climate change and planting trees. “There is a great need to create awareness among young generation to save our country from effects of climate change. Hania is such an individual who set an example for young kids to plant trees”, said by the Federal Minister for Climate Change. Every kid must plant a tree on her birthday. These small initiatives would help to mitigate the effects of climate change in our country.
Ms. Romeena Khursheed Alam Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Climate Change also appreciated the girl and highlighted that parents also deserve appreciation for their brought up and developing such thinking. The mother of Hania Imran also said that while she floated this idea of planting fourteen trees on her fourteenth birthday, her friends mocked her. She also thanked the Ministry of climate Change for recognizing her effort. Planting a tree is the most fore longing charity of all good deeds. Out of 193.2 million people in Pakistan Hania Imran, 14 years stands out as an exemplary individual indeed.
Considering earth’s protection and climate mitigation as her prime responsibility Hania recently, on her 14th birthday celebration has planted 14 plants as a mark to earth love. In a letter written to Minister Mushahidullah she suggested to take this initiative to next level of implementation and education by taking professional teachers into account. According to her if every individual plants the same number of plants as his/her age, planet earth is definitely going to turn out better, greener and beautiful.
Ministry of Climate change considering her little act of responsibility and spark of concern appreciable, arranged a small ceremony to appraise her. Federal minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan awarded her a shield with a book on tree in Pakistan and appreciation letter. The Ms. Naina Malik from Gharana Group of Companies with Amazon Mall also chose Hania as their Children Floor Ambassador for climate change and awarded her a certificate as token of appreciation at the occasion.
Mr. Shahid Minhas from Sustainable Development Policy Institute announced a summer internship Program called “Hania’ Vision” to train children on environmental and climate change issues. The heads of wings and department of Ministry of Climate Change and Hania’s family were invited to attend the ceremony.
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