Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood has stated that campaign of "Clean Green Pakistan" is an important step towards protection of biodiversity and to tackle challenges of climate change.

Speaking at International Symposium on Global Biodiversity and Health Data in Islamabad on Thursday, he said the government is pursuing billion tree tsunami project at a fast pace. The Minister said biodiversity has a great significance for countries like Pakistan.

Experts and scientists from Malaysia, China, Thailand and other countries participated in the conference.