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Submitted by Adel Saouma (United States), Jul 21, 2022 at 18:19

It is very difficult to catch up, recently Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, planted trees in the desert to confront desertification and the encroachment of sand, but the Mufti of Pakistan said that planting forests is the prerogative of God alone, so his followers from the lions of Islam went and uprooted the trees.

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I think you have taken some minor incident and blown it up into something much larger. See here for a favorable assessment of the 10 billion trees initiative: https://nation.com.pk/2022/05/09/imf-lauds-10-billion-tree-tsunami-as-imran-khan-takes-credit/

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