Bangladesh High Commission has organised a tree plantation programme at Taman Riadah, Jalan Pusat Persidangan, Bandar Seri Begawan with the support of the Department of Forest of Brunei Darussalam.
The tree plantation programme was undertaken to celebrate the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and the Golden Jubilee of the Independence of Bangladesh, said the high commission Friday.
More than a hundred trees including 41 Ru Runag, 59 Ubah and one Neem were planted.
Bangladesh High Commission organises tree plantation programme in Brunei
Yang Berhormat Setia Awang Haji Ali Bin Apong, minister for primary resources and tourism, joined the programme as chief guest. Bangladesh High Commissioner Nahida Rahman Shumona was also present.
Members of the Bangladeshi community, diplomatic core, civil society, officials from the Department of Forest and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and journalists also joined the event.
The Bangladesh high commissioner said she was very proud and happy to have been able to organise the programme as part of the ongoing celebrations of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Golden Jubilee of the Independence of Bangladesh.
Source: United News of Bangladesh