05/01/2022 Press release
Total PARCO Pakistan Inaugurates its First Miyawaki Forest at Jinnah Park Gujranwala
Gujranwala, 5th January 2022 - Total PARCO Pakistan has inaugurated its first Miyawaki Forest with Park and Horticulture Authority. The forestation project along two canals, covering over 9,000 square meters, is being undertaken by Total PARCO Pakistan with the assistance of Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) Gujranwala at Jinnah Park, Gujranwala.
“Miyawaki” is a forest regeneration technique that aims to recreate self-sustaining multi-layered indigenous forests on degraded land with little human intervention. The chosen indigenous species of plants grow 10 times faster and absorb 30 times more carbon dioxide, compared to conventional methods. The dense plantation also becomes 100 times more bio-diverse and provides great habitat for wildlife.
Total PARCO Pakistan believes in sustainable initiatives that contribute towards the vision of greener and cleaner future for Pakistan.
About Total PARCO Pakistan Limited
Total PARCO Pakistan Limited is a joint venture between Total and PAK ARAB REFINERY Limited. Total PARCO Pakistan Limited is the largest international oil marketing company in Pakistan with about 800 service stations. With a comprehensive offer, ranging from high quality products (Excellium, Hi-Super, Diesel, Lubricants etc.) and diversified activities such as shop, food, and services. Total PARCO Pakistan Limited is at the service of both Retail and B2B customers in Pakistan. Total PARCO Pakistan Limited is committed to human development, quality, reliability and operational safety for its employees, contractors, and business partners.
About Pak Arab Refinery Company (PARCO)
PARCO is Pakistan’s Mid Country refinery, with a capacity of 120,000 BPD, which constitutes 25% of the country`s refining capacity and over 2000 kms of cross-country pipeline network with a strategic storage of one million tons. PARCO is rated among the top 10 organizations in Pakistan for outstanding achievement in Environment Management.