World Environment Day marked in Nepal

10:33, June 06, 2010      

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World Environment Day was marked amid various programs on Saturday in Nepali capital Kathmandu.

Ministry for Environment organized a special program on the occasion.

Speaking at the program, Prime Minister Madav Kumar Nepal said that the internal management should be strong and awareness should be increased for the environment conservation.

He underscored the environment as being an integral part of development and progress of the country and also encouraged tree plantation for the sake of environment.

He said that development will be impossible if environment is ignored.

Similarly, "Nepal Environment Week" campaign was held from May 30 to June 5 with the slogan "Awareness with Innovation."

The campaign focused on raising awareness and advocating people in different environment issues in a different way with innovation.

Various programs were organized throughout the week such as art caravan, environment counseling, documentary show, musical parade for environment, plastic collection campaign, online literary competition, roadside debate.


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(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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