Pakistan Forest Institute
Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Honourable Chief Secretary, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Abid Saeed visited Pakistan Forest Institute, Peshawar on 23rd May, 2017. He was accompanied by Secretary, Forestry, Environment and Wildlife Mr. Nazar Hussain Shah. On his arrival he was welcomed by the Mr. Hakim Shah, Director General, Pakistan Forest Institute, Peshawar and the officiers of the Institute. He was brief about the PFI. He also visited PFI Museum, Auditorium, Central Forest Library and Forest Products Laboratories. He took keen interest in the activites of the Institute.


Conservation of Natural Resources and Protection of Environment.


The mission of the Pakistan forest Institute is to improve the quality of life through providing support of effective research and trained manpower for scientific management of forests, rangelands, wildlife, watersheds, environment protection, and biodiversity conservation in Pakistan.


  • Conduct research and train manpower for conservation and efficient management of natural resources for sustainable development of forestry sector in the KP as well as in the country.
  • Collect and disseminate information relating to forests, rangelands, watersheds, wildlife and forest products utilization, to foresters, environmentalists, NGOs, Defence personals and farmers.
  • Co-ordinate activities within Pakistan relating to research and development of forests and wood-based industries and to have liaison with bodies outside Pakistan.
  • Advise Provincial, Regional Forest & Wildlife Departments, Research organization, and wood-based industries, Farmers and NGOs on: Seed collection, nursery raising, planting techniques, wood production, wood seasoning, wood utilization, timber identification and testing.


The Pakistan Forest Institute is organized into six functional divisions under the control of the Director General. These divisions are: