The event was organized by the Department of Botany in collaboration with the Forest Department of Chitral. The Chief Guest of the program was Professor Dr. Zahir Shah, the Vice Chancellor University of Chitral while the Guest of honor was Mr.Muhammad Atif Jalib, Assistant Commissioner of Chitral. The Vice-Chancellor said that Pakistan is worst affected by climate change and the recent devastating flood is an example. Climate change can only be controlled through afforestation. event. Sub Divisional forest officer Mr. Umair Nawaz gave a detailed presentation about types of forest in Pakistan and specifically in Chitral. He said that the forest department of Chitral is engaged in ecosystem restoration and afforestation with successful output. Divisional forest officer Chitral Mr. Asif Ali Shah appreciated the efforts of the university of Chitral in creating awareness among students about the importance of forests. Stage secretary Mr. Hafiz Ullah highlighted that the recent flood has inundated the biodiversity of Chitral. Human input is needed to bring back the lost biodiversity. Dr. Nadeem Hassan, Additional Director of Administration thanked the guests for their time. At the end of the program plant distribution ceremony was held on the lawn of the University of Chitral. Plant saplings were also planted by the Chief Guest and Guest of honor on the lawn of the University of Chitral.