Islamabad: The National Highway Authority (NHA) will plant 20,000 saplings on a 40-km patch of GT Road under Clean and Green Initiative and in connection with “Apni Shahrah Project”.
The authority has signed an agreement with Member of National Assembly (MNA) Asma Qadeer at NHA headquarters on Wednesday. The saplings will be planted on median strips from Gujrat to Kharian (20 km), and Missa Kiswal to Mandra Toll Plaza (20 km) of National Highway-5.
According to a press release, NHA is gradually moving the Clean and Green Initiative to various parts of the highway and motorway networks across the country.
Reportedly, after planting the saplings for one year and taking care of the maintenance for three years, Apni Shahrah Project will hand over the responsibility to NHA. The highway authority will take care of the project and upload its progress on its official website periodically.