Rawalpindi: According to news released on Thursday, the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) intends to plant seedlings along the banks of Nullah Leh.
50,000 soil balls will be planted along a 14-kilometer stretch of Nullah Leh, which will be extended to the Soan River, according to PHA officials. Officials claim that this is a one-of-a-kind planting technique that is used all around the world.
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In addition, each soil ball is said to contain 3 to 4 seeds of locally grown plants such as cactus, mango, pine, and mulberry. The banks, according to PHA personnel, are fertile and will be lush green once the trees bloom.
The trees will not only beautify the banks, but they will also provide clean air to the adjacent households and reduce the warmth.
Separately, Chairman Tariq Murtaza of the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) stated on Sunday that the Nullah Leh dredging work from Katarian to Murree Road will be completed by June 30. He also indicated that sanitation work was under progress and that waste was being removed from the city.
He also urged villagers not to toss trash into the Nullah, as this could clog the waterway and increase the risk of floods.