RAWALPINDI - Conservator of Forests, Rawalpindi Region has established 150 points for the sale of saplings at affordable prices.

Conservator of Forests Rawalpindi Region Syed Athar Hussain Shah Saturday said a comprehensive plan of massive tree plantation has been evolved to bring maximum area under forest cover which is basic requirement to overcome environmental degradation.

This year forest department would plant 1.7 million saplings in Rawalpindi region, he added.

Athar Shah said all-out efforts are being made to plant maximum saplings with the help and cooperation of civil society, defence and health departments as well as educational institutions during the campaign.