Islamabad – The first pakistani green city!
According to the country’s Federal Minister for Environment Syed Wajid
Hussain Bukhari, the plan is being developed in consultations with all
the stakeholders and would enable Pakistan to declare Islamabad as a
He further said that Islamabad green city action plan, provides for
energy conservation strategies, solid waste reduction and management,
water conservation and quality management, wastewater management
and urban design.
It also provides for air quality management, seasonal fumigation,
maintenance of parks and gardens, enhancement of tree plantation and
grass cover, launching of public awareness campaigns, introduction of
environmentally friendly transport and the introduction of green
A very good initiative, if i do say so myself. Islamabad Traffic Police became a beacon of hope and a viable solution for the rest of the country (with the Lahore City Traffic Police and hopefully in Karachi soon too), lets hope this new program brings fruit as well. Lets make a pact to ensure we play our part in making Islamabad a green city!