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Campaign against deforestation launched in Nangarhar

Campaign against deforestation launched in Nangarhar

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19 Jun 2022 - 17:38
Campaign against deforestation launched in Nangarhar
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19 Jun 2022 - 17:38

JALALABAD (Phjhwok): The Agriculture Department of eastern Nangarhar has launched a campaign to prevent deforestation and smuggling of timber in mountainous areas.

On the day one of the campaign, officials seized four trucks loaded with timber from PachirAgam district.

Agriculture director Mawlavi Abdul Sattar Mohammad confirmed the launch of the campaign to Pajhwok Afghan News and added that they would try to preserve the natural resources and extend the campaign to other districts in future.

Local residents welcomed the campaign and called it useful.

Niaz Mohammad, who voluntarily participated in tree plantation campaign in PachirAgam district, hoped the jungle trees would be spared from being cut down and preserved for future generations.

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