of making Pakistan a cleaner and greener place for the present and
future generations to live in.
Managing Director, Syed Nasir Ali and Mr.Raja Muhammad Abbas, Director
General, Parks and Horticulture Authority, today planted a tree
each to launch the airblue Tree Plantation campaign at Jillani Park
(Former Race Course Park) Lahore.
ceremony was attended by officers of Parks and Horticulture Authority,
senior management or airblue and media personnel.
General, Parks and Horticulture Authority, Mr.Raja Muhammad Abbas,
lauded the effort of airblue in the display of the corporate social
responsibility of planting trees. He stated that other organizations
should take up this responsibility and should plant more trees in
DG also emphasized that global warming is an international issue
and everyone citizen should do contribute in their own way.
Nasir Ali, MD AirBlue recalled that Airblue had launched the Nationwide
Tree Plantation in Karachi last year by adopting a park, known as
Sarwar Hassan Triangle at the PIIA building near the Karachi Press
is the first airline to have adopted such a park in Pakistan and
look after its up-keep as a part of its Green Revolution.
in the current times transports over 2 billion passengers annually
around the world. Over 900 airlines of the world with a fleet of
22,000 aircrafts are responsible for towards generating green house
gases thus polluting the environment. Although todays aircrafts
are 70% more fuel efficient than they were 40 years ago but they
still contribute by 2% to the global warming.
further emphasized that efforts are required by more and more organizations,
particularly airlines to help build a green and healthy environment
for the generations to come. Airlines in the next 50 years are expected
to contribute upto 3% emissions containing CO2, H2O and NO.
AirBlue said that aircraft manufacturers today devote upto 15% of
turnover to research for making better and environment friendly
aircrafts for the future.
a part of airblues Green Revolution, airblue would be planting
200,000 trees in selective schools in Pakistan to help cultivate
a culture of care and environmental concern among the future youth.
air transport industry, world-wide, generates 6.7 million direct
jobs to eliminate poverty and boost economic conditions, but bears
the responsibility to ensure the world remains a clean place for
all to live in, said MD AirBlue, Syed Nasir Ali. #