Bangladesh along with the global communities observed the World Environment Day today.
“If we want to defend the country from the adverse impacts of climate changes, we’ll have to promote greenery further in this green Bengal (Sabuj Bangla),” she said.
Earlier, she kicked off the “National Tree Plantation Campaign-2021” by planting saplings at Ganabhaban.
Environment, forest and climate change minister Md Shahab Uddin, his deputy Habibun Nahar, secretary of the ministry Ziaul Hasan and the PM’s speech writer (secretary) Md Nazrul Islam were present, said PM’s deputy press secretary K M Shakhawat Moon.
This year, the National Tree Plantation Campaign is being celebrated with the theme ‘Mujibborshe Angikar Kori, Sonar Bangla Sabuj Kori’.