World Environment Day has been celebrated in Kishoreganj's Katiadi by social and voluntary organisation Raktadan Samity with the theme 'Restoration of the environment, let there be a commitment of all'. On this occasion, plantation of fruit, forest, medicinal plant saplings, distribution of saplings, installation of earthen jars and distribution of leaflets have been started to ensure safe shelter for birds.
Nur Mohammad, Member of Parliament of Kishoreganj-2 (Katiadi-Pakundia) constituency, inaugurated the programme by planting tree saplings, and distributing leaflets on the premises of Katiadi Government College on Saturday with the slogan 'Save nature, involve generations'.
Then he observed the activities of placing earthen jugs on the top of the trees in the college premises.
Katiadi Upazila Parishad Chairman Dr. Mohammad Mushtaqur Rahman, Upazila Nirbahi Officer Jyotishwar Pal, Municipal Mayor Shawkat Usman, Awami League leader former VP of Katiadi Government College Siddiqur Rahman Bhuiyan, Katiadi Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge SM Shahadat Hossain, District Forest Extension Center Range Officer poet Harun-ur-Rashid, and former VP of Katiadi Government College Dulal Barman delivered their speech in the programme presided by Raktadan Samiti founder and coordinator Badrul Alam Nayeem.
Speakers said that the sea level is rising due to global warming and melting of polar ice caps. Extensive tree plantation can maintain the balance of the environment and bring back biodiversity.
Katiadi Municipal Awami League President Golam Mostafa, Katiadi Government College's Assistant Professor Harun ur Rashid, Manik Chan Kar, Awami League leader Golam Mohammad Titu, Mumurdia Union Awami League President Habibur Rahman Selim, Awami League leader Deepak Roy, Mubarak Hossain Faruk, Upazila Krishak League General Secretary Zakir Hossain Jewel, Awami League leader Rafiqul Islam Sohag, Kamrul Islam Kamal, MP's personal assistant Amjad Hossain Liton, Raktadan Samity Coordinating Board Member and film activist Jisan Azad, teacher Aman Ullah, student leader Sakibul Hasan Sohag, Ashrafizur Rahman Hridoy, Fuad Hasan Adar, cultural activist Nabajit Saha, Rahul Roy, Ajmal Haque Rafi, Kauser Ahmed Rana, Anik Sarkar, Tajul Islam, Zakir Hossain and Farhan Ahmed, among others, attended the programme.