Imran inaugurates Himalaya, Nanga Parbat National Parks

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated Himalaya and Nanga Parbat National Parks in Gilgit-Baltistan on Wednesday to protect endangered wildlife and promote eco-tourism in the area.

This was stated by Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam while speaking at a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday.He said that these parks will comprise five percent area of Gilgit Baltistan, while it will form a nature corridor between Azad Kashmir and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Malik Amin Aslam said the Prime Minister also launched a National Parks Service under which jobs will be provided to five thousand GB youth.He said arrangements have also been made for natural breeding of Laddakh Urial, which will be a unique experience to enhance population of the endangered species. The Special Assistant welcomed the Supreme Court’s suo-moto notice into Billion Tree Tsunami project and said that judicial activism is vital for environmental conservation.