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Tree Plantation Campaign on KOICA’s 31st Anniversary: Go Green, Protect the Planet

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 31st March, 2022 06:31:27 PM
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To mark the 31st Anniversary of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), a tree plantation Campaign with the slogan ‘Go Green, Protect the Planet’ was held on Thursday (Mar 31) at Bangladesh Korea Technical Training Centre (BKTTC) in Mirpur.

The campaign was graced by Ms. Young-Ah Doh, Country Director of KOICA Bangladesh Office, Md. Mahbubur Rashid Talukder, Director, Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training, Md. Lutfar Rahman, Principal of BKTTC and Executive Committee of KOICA Bangladesh Alumni Association (KBAA).

As a part of the voluntary programme for social responsibility to increase the mass awareness of tree plantation, more than 100 teachers and students of BKTTC enthusiastically joined the plantation drive.

The objective was to engage the youth who will play a leading role in conserving the environment and raise awareness of an environmentally friendly surrounding necessary for a better world.

KOICA’s Country Director hoped that the green campaign will be help to elevate public awareness for the protection and prevention of further environmental degradation in Bangladesh.

She said aA movement towards a deeper commitment to environmental protection is needed to be increased not only nationally but also internationally. BKTTC’s Principal expressed his deepest gratitude to KOICA for its support and committed to maintain and preserve the newly-planted trees the vicinity.

KOICA in line with its core values of 4Ps-- People, Peace, Prosperity, and Planet -- is vowed to focus on eco-friendly projects under its official development assistance aligned with Korea’s Green New Deal agenda in the post-pandemic era.

The Government of Korea with the support of the Government of Bangladesh will continue working together to protect the environment of Bangladesh for our present and future generations.