Tree plantation week inaugurated in KUET

KHULNA, Tree plantation week began at Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) today to increase forest coverage for maintaining ecological balance in the region.

KUET Vice Chancellor(VC) Prof Dr Kazi Sazzad Hossain formally inaugurated

the tree plantation week at a function in front of the Administrative Bhaban.

Teachers, students and employees of the university, among others, were

present at the function with president of tree development committee Md Akkas

Pathan in the chair.

The VC said, We have to plant saplings of fruit, wood and medicinal

bearing trees for safeguarding our environment. We have to increase forest

coverage to build a green buffer zone for protecting the country from natural

calamities.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)