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Imran Khan says the beauty of Pakistan inspired him to launch a campaign to plant 10 billion trees

Imran Khan
Prime Minister of Pakistan at Prime Minister's Secretariat
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Imran Khan
Prime Minister of Pakistan at Prime Minister's Secretariat

BA (Hons), Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, Keble College, Oxford Univ. 1971-92, Member, Pakistan Cricket Team incl.: longest playing career of any cricketer since 1945; 1982-92, Captain, incl. team that won 1992 World Cup, Melbourne. 1996, est. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf political party; 2002, Member of Parliament, Mianwal constituency, Pakistan; 2007, arrested when demanded restoration of judiciary and reinstatement of judges. Former Chancellor, Bradford Univ., UK. Founder and President, Imran Khan Foundation, raised funds for relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts after Pakistan floods. Conceived, planned, and mobilized people to build Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Pakistan's first and only cancer hospital that provides 75% free healthcare and was built on public donations, currently President. Chairman, Namal Education Foundation. UNICEF Special Rep. for Sports. Author of: Imran: An Autobiography; All Round View; Indus Journey; Warrior Race. Recipient of awards: Pride of Pakistan; Hilal-e-Pakistan, highest civil award in Pakistan; only sportsman to be included in Hall of Fame and only sportsman to be awarded honorary fellowship of Keble College, Oxford University.

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In 2018, Imran Khan launched the Plant for Pakistan campaign to plant 10 billion trees across the country. Pakistan is one of the countries most vulnerable to climate change, and in recent years, floods have forced millions from their homes. Trees reduce flooding by strengthening riverbanks, and preventing soil erosion. Trees also mitigate global warming by absorbing CO2. Countries across the world are reforesting to combat climate change. Here, the Prime Minister of Pakistan explains what inspired him to join in.

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