Huge recreational park inaugurated in Logar
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A huge recreational park has been established in the hillside of Pul-i-Alam, the capital of central Logar province.
Name as “Peace Park” where olive saplings have been planted, the park was inaugurated by Governor Mohammad Halim Fidai on Monday.
The governor said it was the first ever and a huge park established in the province.
The recreational park on hundreds of acres of land in the Mir Abdal hillside is joint venture of the governor’s office and staff of 52 government agencies.
“Tourists will come to this park from Kabul, Paktia, Khost and Logar provinces for picnics and spend holidays,” he said.
The governor said each government entity was responsible to maintain the beauty and plants at the park, calling on the Afghans to be united for rehabilitation of the country and protection national assets.
Deputy director National Environment Protection Authority, Mohamamd Wasil Bazigh, said such parks could play a crucial role for increasing greenery and cleaning the air.
“Every province needs national and recreational parks and I want officials of other provinces to create similar green areas and parks in their provinces,” he said.
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