PR No. 190 MESSAGE OF THE PRIME MINISTER MUHAMMAD NAWAZ SHARIF ON ‘EARTH DAY’ – 22ND APRIL, 2017 Islamabad: April 22, 2017
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has felicitated the nation on the occasion of the global “Earth Day” and emphasised that it is the duty of every Pakistani to preserve our natural endowments for posterity. He said that every contribution by citizens, no matter how small, would make a difference.
He reiterated the firm commitment and resolve of the Government of Pakistan to protect the environment and conserve Pakistan’s natural resources in collaboration with provincial and regional governments. In particular, he stressed upon the importance of increasing green cover and protecting biodiversity in the country.
He expressed confidence that the Green Pakistan Programme would facilitate fast track achievement of the core objectives in Pakistan of celebrating the “Earth Day” through collaboration between government and the civil society.