Himalaya, Nanga Parbat National Parks inaugurated by PM in Gilgit-Baltistan

News Desk

Himalaya and Nanga Parbat National Parks have been inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan in Gilgit-Baltistan to protect endangered wildlife and promote eco-tourism in the area.

According to media reports, this was stated by the Special Assistant to PM on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam while speaking at a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Malik Amin Aslam further stated that these parks will comprise five percent area of Gilgit Baltistan, while it will form a nature corridor between Azad Kashmir and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He said that the PM also launched a National Parks Service under which jobs will be provided to five thousand GB youth.

The Special Assistant has said that the arrangements have also been made for natural breeding of Laddakh Urial, which will be a unique experience to enhance population of the endangered species.

SAPM Amin Aslam has welcomed the Supreme Court’s suo-moto notice into Billion Tree Tsunami project and said that judicial activism is vital for environmental conservation.

“All necessary detail will be submitted to the apex court regarding the Billion Tree Tsunami project,” he added.