Government preparing a comprehensive National Forest Policy

ISLAMABAD: The government is preparing a comprehensive National Forest Policy its curbing deforestation and increase forests.


This was stated by Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid while responding to questions of members in the National Assembly today.

He said the process of consultation on the draft policy is in its final stage and revised version of draft policy will be presented before the Council of Common Interests in its next meeting for consideration.

Zahid Hamid said on the direction of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Climate Change is engaged actively with the provinces, including Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan, Federally Administered Tribal Area and Capital Development Authority, to finalize the forestation measures at the national level.