Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015 | 02:50:09 AM

With a US $30 million grant from the European Commission (EC) announced recently, the Punjab and North West Frontier provinces in Pakistan are being targeted for environmental rehabilitation. Gaspard Dunkelsbuhler, head of the EC delegation in Pakistan said the grant which be will given over a period of seven years will be used for cleaning up the environment in these areas and also for incorporating practices of sustainable rural development. The project will be undertaken by the forestry department, the government of Punjab and the World Conservation Union.

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