A two days National Workshop titled “Implementation Modalities of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAPs)” was held at Pakistan Forest Institute, Peshawar on 2nd & 3rd August, 2017, under Green Pakistan Programme (GPP), Government of Pakistan, Ministry of Climate Change, Islamabad. The emphasis of the workshop was to propose the Implementation Modalities for National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan to strengthen policy milieu for biodiversity conservation in the country. Eminent foresters, conservationist, researchers and academician from all over the country participated in the event. Worthy Special Secretary, Forestry, Environment and Wildlife Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Muhammad Ziaulhaq Khan inaugurated the workshop. Inspector General of Forests Pakistan Syed Mahmood Nasir was the key note Speaker. The Honourable Minister of Environment, Government of Balochistan Mr. Ubaidullah Jan Babat was the chief guest in the closing session.
A meeting on Review of ADP Projects of PFI was held in Pakistan Forest Institute, Peshawar on 6th July, 2017. Worthy Additional Secretary, Forestry, Environment and Wildlife Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Muhammad Masood Khan presided the meeting. In the remarks, he appreciated the research work carried out under these projects. Moreover, he emphasized the need of writing the research articles on the results of these projects.
Honourable Chief Secretary, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Abid Saeed visited Pakistan Forest Institute, Peshawar on 23rd May, 2017. He was accompanied by Secretary, Forestry, Environment and Wildlife Mr. Nazar Hussain Shah. On his arrival he was welcomed by the Mr. Hakim Shah, Director General, Pakistan Forest Institute, Peshawar and the officiers of the Institute. He was brief about the PFI. He also visited PFI Museum, Auditorium, Central Forest Library and Forest Products Laboratories. He took keen interest in the activites of the Institute.