Karachi, October 09, 2017 (PPI-OT):Global warming and increased frequency of heat waves have threatened the natural balance of environment. The natural calamities tropical cyclones, tornadoes, floods and droughts combining with global warming have become a serious threat for the south Asian countries. The trees play an important role to reduce the impact of these calamities. Pakistan is in the list of countries who are expected to be greatly effected with the global climate change.
These views were expressed by Dr. Muhammad Moiz Khan, University of Karachi’s member Syndicate and Assistant Professor, department of History while inaugurating Dr. Mutahir Ahmed Plantation Drive. This plantation drive has been dedicated to the deceased Professor of International Relations department KU Dr. Mutahir Ahmed. KU’s students’ society Environmental Club and IBA’s students’ have collaborated for this plantation drive under the supervision of Dr. Muhammad Moiz Khan.
Students of KU and IBA initiated the plantation campaign enthusiastically. “6000 small trees and plants of four different kinds will be planted from KU Maskan gate to Pharmacy department in this plantation drive and the students of KU and IBA are participating for this joint initiative”, Dr. Khan informed.
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