Published On: Thu, Dec 3rd, 2020
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Imran Khan inaugurates Himalaya & Nanga Parbat National Parks in GB: Amin Aslam

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated Himalaya and Nanga Parbat National Parks in Gilgit-Baltistan on Wednesday to protect endangered wildlife and promote eco-tourism in the area.

This was stated by Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Climate Change Malik Muhammad Amin Aslam while speaking at a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday.

He said these parks will comprise five percent area of Gilgit Baltistan, while it will form a nature corridor between Azad Kashmir and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Malik Amin Aslam said the Prime Minister also launched a National Parks Service under which jobs will be provided to five thousand GB youth.

He said arrangements have also been made for natural breeding of Laddakh Urial, which will be a unique experience to enhance population of the endangered species.

The Special Assistant welcomed the Supreme Court’s suo-moto notice into Billion Tree Tsunami project and said that judicial activism is vital for environmental conservation.

He said all necessary detail will be submitted to the apex court regarding the Billion Tree Tsunami project.