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Pakistan is all set to raise eco-terrorism done by Indian air strikes at the United Nations Environment Assembly next week. This was announced by Advisor to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam while talking to media persons here on Thursday.

India's cowardly attacks have inflected huge losses to the Billion Tree Tsunami project. A delegation of experts has been dispatched to the spot to find out the exact losses after which the matter would be raised in the UN Environment Assembly which would be attended by the environment ministers from all over the world

He further said that the international delegation currently visiting the spot comprises representatives from ICUN, WWF, and officials from Forest Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and the Climate Change Ministry.

Aslam said that Modi is not only a state-terrorist but also eco-terrorist. The Indian air strikes have caused damages to trees. Such kind of loss comes under the environmental terrorism while, according to the United Nations' Charter, it is called eco-terrorism.

He further said that 150 million trees would be planted in the country during the spring season where all provinces would also be included in the drive. He further said one million plants would be planted in Punjab during March 19-26 while specific days would be announced for other provinces as well.

"We have to combat the climate change challenge and a micro change has been witnessed with the billion Tsunami campaigns which have got world-wide recognition," he added. He said that Clean Pakistan campaign has been launched, adding that Islamabad would be made waste-free city.

Aslam said that during the upcoming visit of the Prime Minister to China, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) would be signed for Gawadar city to make it clean and green city. He further said that the federal government is taking a beautiful gift in the shape of green metro line. It a unique project for which Green Carbon Fund has already disbursed $50 million to Pakistan, he added.

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