NUST students plant 200 saplings

August 20,2019

Islamabad: Responding exuberantly to the Prime Minister’s call for celebrating August 18, 2019, as #Plant4Pakistan Day, National University of Sciences & Technology joined the countrywide...

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Islamabad: Responding exuberantly to the Prime Minister’s call for celebrating August 18, 2019, as #Plant4Pakistan Day, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) joined the countrywide afforestation campaign, by organising an on-campus plantation drive.

Commenced on Sunday, the drive will continue throughout the week as per the HEC guidelines. An overwhelming number of NUST students, faculty, staff and their families enthusiastically planted over 200 saplings at the area earmarked for the drive.

Over the course of past decade, NUST, in compliance with its #GreenCampus policy, has planted over 95,000 saplings across its Islamabad campus alone, including 14,000 saplings in spring and monsoon drives 2019. The target is to plant 100,000 trees by the end of 2019.


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