The production of persimmon has increased manifold in Shangla during the last few years and now it is supplied directly to market.
It is imperative to include Sweet and Green Pakistan program in the national plantation campaign on the pattern of Clean and Green Pakistan.
The provincial government is taking practical steps for growing more olive trees in merged tribal districts.
Deforestation is a serious problem in Pakistan which is quickly turning green sceneries into barren lands and the process to stop it is slow.
The wheat production target in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa could not be achieved due to climate conditions and different diseases of the crops.
Pakistan has a culture of protests on roads for every issue, but the pressing issue of climate change is not taken seriously.
The plantation campaign of the government in Khyber tribal district witnessed chaos on Sunday as an angry mob uprooted thousands of newly planted saplings.
Member National Assembly and Parliamentary Secretary on States and Frontier Regions (Safron) Iqbal Afridi inaugurated the campaign by planting a sapling.
Twenty-five officials of the Forest Department, including two district forest officers (DFOs), have been suspended over negligence.
Locusts are playing havoc with the standing crops in Lakki Marwat and now even a large number of locusts have attacked the district with more intensity.