World Environment Day observed

DHAKA, With the slogan 'Beat Air Pollution', the World

Environment Day was observed across the country with much enthusiasm as

elsewhere the globe today.

To mark the day a colorful procession was carried out in Brahmanbaria town.

District administration and the Department of Environment organised the

procession in morning.

Later, a discussion was held at the Alauddin Shongitangon in the town.

Deputy Director of Local Government Division Durray Shahnawaz took part in

the discussion as the chief guest.

In Chuadanga, a procession paraded different streets of the town marking

the day. A discussion on environment was also held at the conference room of

the Deputy Commissioner. Deputy Commissioner Gopal Chandra Das was present at

the discussion as the chief guest.

The day was also observed in Nilphamari. On the occasion, a procession

paraded various streets in the town. A discussion was also organised in the

town. Speakers, at the meeting, urged people to plant more trees for beating

air pollution.

In Kurigram, a colorful procession was brought out in the town on the

occasion of World Environment Day. A discussion was also held at the

conference room of the Deputy Commissioner of Kurigram. Deputy Commissioner

Sultana Parveen and Sadar UNO Nilufa Yasmin, among others, spoke on the

occasion.

The World Environment Day was also observed in Bogura, Panchagarh,

Dinajpur and Narail in befitting manner.

World Environment Day was established by the UN General Assembly on the

first day of the Stockholm Conference on the human environment, resulting

from discussions on the integration of human interactions and the

environment.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)