Rawalpindi Development Authority has formally started the kitchen gardening project for the citizens to grow vegetables at home.
The project is launched with the cooperation of Turkey and under the instructions of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The ambassador of Turkey, Ehsan Mustafa and Chairman, RDA, Tariq Murtuza inaugurated the projet. In the first phase, 50 houses have been gifted with grown vegetable in the pots with charming stands. Seeds and the services of the gardeners were also given free of cost.
In the second stage, 500 houses will be provided with vegetables and on the third phase 1000 houses will be given vegetable plants, and then finally seeds and pot stands would be distributed in the whole city. The Turkish ambassador said that Turkey and Pakistan are all-weather trusted friends and tied with deep rooted brotherhood for long. The Turkish government will also help in the hen keeping program and preserving the rainwater of the city.
Both of these projects will be free of cost. Chairman RDA, Tariq Murtaza said that Turkey is a close friend of Pakistan and both the countries are bound in the relationship of Islam. Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Tayyip Erdogan have close relations.
The objective of the kitchen garden scheme is to encourage the people of Rawalpindi to grow vegetables at home. He said that this scheme is bound to be successful and it will continue to grow. The people of Rawalpindi have welcomed this unique scheme which will not only resolve the issue of getting the vegetable at a cheaper cost but will also help to reduce pollution from the city.
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