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  • Prince Hussain Aga Khan plants a tree, a silver oak, in the presence of David Boyer, Senior Director, Prince Sadruddin Fund for the Environment, Mr. Aziz Bhaloo, Resident Representative AKDN Kenya, Dr Wing-Kun Tam, Lions Clubs International President, Lions District Governor Mr. Murtaza Dungarwalla, Executive Director of Lions Clubs International Mr Peter Lynch.
    AKDN/Aziz Islamshah
1.5 million trees to be planted in Kenya by AKDN and Lions Clubs International

Nairobi, 19 October 2011 - The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Lions Clubs International today committed to planting 1.5 million trees in Kenya by June 2012. The United Nations has declared 2011 the International Year of Forests. The pledge was made at a tree planting ceremony in Nairobi City Park attended by Hon. Noah Wekesa, Minister for Forestry and Wildlife, Lions Clubs International President Wing-Kun Tam and Prince Hussain Aga Khan.