KPK Governor launches Monsoon Plantation Campaign

Tuesday 08 August 2017 2 months ago 39   Peshawar   Print

KPK Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra- File Photo

Report  Web Desk : PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra initiated Monsoon plantation campaign by planting a sapling at the lawn of Governor House, Peshawar on Monday. Besides others Secretary Production and Livelihood development FATA Abdul Latif Khan, Forest Conservator and other senior officials were also present on the occasion. The Conservator Forest FATA apprised the Governor that 6.8 million plants will be planted over an area of 15654 Acres of land in FATA for which 975.351 Million have been earmarked. # Meanwhile, Governor State Bank of Pakistan Mr. Tariq Bajwa called on the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Engr. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra here at Governor House, Peshawar on Monday. He apprised the Governor on working of banking system especially the role of the State Bank of Pakistan in promoting economic activities in the Province and FATA in particular. On a point regarding future prospects of development of banking system in FATA, the Governor was informed that 70 branches of different commercial banks are already working in FATA and efforts are underway to encourage establishment of additional similar branches in the area as well. The Governor assured full support in this regard. The Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was also informed on working of Islamic banking system in Pakistan. 02