ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has termed tree planting as essential for a better future of Pakistan and said that the government was taking all possible steps to make the country green and prosperous as climate change was a major threat to Pakistan. He expressed these views while inaugurating a Japanese-style tree-planting project in Islamabad on Wednesday. The Prime Minister said that tree-planting was not just a hobby but a better future and a cleaner future for future generations of Pakistan. It is an indispensable step towards providing a cleaner and healthier environment. Miyoki is a Japanese style of afforestation that allows forests to be planted ten times faster and thirty times more dense than conventional methods. Under this, ten such places have been identified in Islamabad where Japanese style tree planting will be done. The Prime Minister said that Pakistan is one of the ten major countries affected by climate change and we need to take immediate steps to address the environmental challenges. It needs to be lifted. He said that metropolises like Lahore and Peshawar The city of Eaton was once known as the city of gardens, but due to overcrowding and potato depletion, the city lost its vegetation. He said air pollution was seriously affecting children and adults and that the average age could be reduced to 11 years He said that this situation has arisen because in a city like Lahore, the city has been turned into a concrete jungle by cutting down trees. This situation can be changed only through tree planting. We have to make a living. By planting trees and changing people's minds, we can improve our society. He said that the PTI government had successfully completed the plan to plant one billion trees and we would now achieve the target of planting 10 billion trees across the country. The Prime Minister appreciated the work of Climate Change Advisor Malik Amin Aslam and his team and said that they were working hard to make the tree planting projects in the country a success. The Prime Minister urged the youth to take full part in the government's tree planting drive to secure their future. The Prime Minister said that the proposal to include tree planting in the curriculum was also being considered so that from an early age. To create awareness among the youth in this regard. The Prime Minister said that students in schools and colleges should be encouraged towards tree planting and in this regard they should be encouraged. The Prime Minister said that together we have created a green and prosperous Pakistan in which our future generations will be better. Live in the environment. Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the spring tree planting by planting pine trees in Shakarpariyan. Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Climate Change Advisor Malik Amin Aslam and Senator Faisal Javed were also present on the occasion.