Gilgit, May 2: The district forest officer of Gilgit, Mr Ghulam Muhammad, has said that sixty thousand new plants will be planted in Gojal teshil, during the year 2009. He said that his departmet is experimenting with new varieties of plants in the region. He was talking to a group of young activists from Gojal, including Aziz Muhammad, Saleem Haider and Ghulam Nasir.
It is pertinent to note here that the DFO has played an important role in establishment of conservancies in Gojal valley. His work has been highly appreciated by public circles.