The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has selected Pakistan as a global ‘Forestry Champion’ from the whole Asia-Pacific region.

Pakistan’s 10 Billion Trees Tsunami Plantation (TBTTP) programme has achieved a new milestone as the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) acknowledged Prime Minister Imran Khan’s climate and forestry vision by selecting Pakistan as a global forestry champion.

Only three countries have been selected as the forestry champions including Pakistan from the Asia-Pacific region, Congo from Africa and Costa Rica from America. The UNEP had given initial information regarding the forestry champion title last month.