Country’s protected forest areas cover 18.18 lakh acres of land, minister informs JS

SANGSAD BHABAN, Environment, Forest and Climate

Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin today informed the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) that

total protected forest area of the country covers 181,8218.79 acres of land.

There are 390 species of trees, including Sundari, Geoya, Garjan, Segun and

Sal, in the protected forest areas across the country, the minister informed

the House, replying a starred question from treasury bench lawmaker Manjur

Hossain.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)