(MENAFN- Khaama Press)
A spokesman of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan Inamullah Samangani said that the leadership has created a special military unit to protect forests in seven provinces of Afghanistan.
Inamullah Samangani in a series of Twitter posts said that the 450-member unit will be assigned not only to protect forests but also to prevent deforestation and trafficking of the forests.
“100 members of the unit will be assigned in Kabul and 50 more will be assigned Nuristan, Khost, Laghman, Paktia, Paktika, and Nengarhar provinces each.” Reads Twitter posts.
This is the first time Afghanistan witnesses a special unit for the protection of forests in Afghanistan that is named“Green Unit”.
Illegal mining and deforestation in different provinces of Afghanistan have been one of the biggest issues that have concerned not only people in the country but the previous governments about the natural resources of Afghanistan.
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