climate change

Sapling Survival Rate in Islamabad

75% sapling survival rate in Islamabad

August 30, 2019

Islamabad: After plantation campaigns, a sapling’s average survival rate is around 75% in Islamabad, said Islamabad Mayor Sheikh Ansar Aziz. "We need to undertake consistent efforts in order to make Islamabad green and beautiful again," he expressed his views at the inaugural ceremony of a plantation drive arranged by the[...]

Islamabad generating 1,000 tons of solid waste every day

July 26, 2019

Islamabad:      Islamabad generates 1000 tons of solid waste every day without any adequate system to dispose it off, said Secretary of Ministry of Climate Change Hassan Nasir Jamy. He revealed the fact during an address to Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) on Wednesday. However, a waste disposal plant[...]

CDA to construct four parking plazas; greenbelts along Kashmir Highway

July 18, 2019

Islamabad:      To address the growing parking problem around major shopping malls of the Islamabad, CDA is to construct four public parking plazas, CDA‘s Chairman Amir Ahmed Ali said. Similarly, massive tree plantation would be carried out on both sides of the Kashmir Highway where encroachments had been removed. The Senate[...]