A week-long tree plantation drive and tree fair has been inaugurated in Pabna with the theme “Plant trees and build a healthy generation country” on Saturday.
Pabna-5 Constituency Member of Parliament Golam Faruque Prince inaugurated this fair as the thief gusts at brave freedom fighter Rafiqul Islam Bakul Independence Chatwar (Muktamach)
Pabna divisional forest officer and member secretary of Tree Mela-2023 celebration committee Kashyapi Bikas Chandra delivered the welcome address in the event organised by Pabna social forest department and with the overall cooperation of district commissioner.
Deputy commissioner Md Asaduzzaman presided over the opening and closing ceremony. Police Superintendent Md. Akbar Ali Munsi, zilla parishad chairman Bir Muktijodh A.S.M. Abdur Rahim Pakon, deputy director of agriculture extension department. Dr Md. Jamal Uddin, district president of Awami League Mohammad Rezaul Rahim Lal, Sadarupazilachairman Md. Mosharof Hossain and others addressed the ceremony.
Speakers said that there is no alternative to planting trees to maintain the balance of the environment.Every one of us should maintain the balance of the environment by planting trees in the house yard and vacant lots. The role of plants in protecting our environment is immense.Every animal is directly or indirectly dependent on a tree or plant.In a word, life on earth is unimaginable without trees.
Before this, a colourful rally came out from the Pabna District Commissioner’s office and went to the tree fair place (Muktam) and the rally ended.
Some 29 stalls have been placed in the fair. The fair will run from September 02 to September 08 and saplings will be displayed and sold at the fair from 9 am to 8 pm daily, said the fair