Lahore: In a recent news report, the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has planned to plant three dense Miyawaki forests in 3 places within its jurisdiction. The project is anticipated to cost Rs. 96 million to complete. Furthermore, the three locations chosen for the planting project are LDA Avenue One, Jubilee Town, and Mohalanwala.
According to sources, the (LDA) has initiated serious planning to develop dense woods in the heavily populated parts of its held territory. In this regard, a working document to transfer PKR 96 million to the Parks and Horticulture Authority has been developed (PHA). At the following meeting, the LDA will propose the project’s working paper for approval by the governing body. The initiative is part of the federal government’s ongoing efforts to enhance urban living conditions and combat pollution in America’s largest cities.
Similarly, the Punjab government has selected 51 sites for forest planting in the province capital, ranging from dense urban areas in the city centre to the city’s outskirts. In February of this year, the prime opened Lahore’s first Urban Forest in Gulberg, setting off the planting and Clean and Green Drive across the country.