Massive tree plantation stressed to fight climate change

Our Correspondent

19 July, 2021 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: There is no alternative to massive tree plantation to mitigate adverse impacts of climate change for maintaining ecological balance and improving the environment to keep the planet habitable for all living beings.

Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa viewed this while launching the National Tree Plantation Campaign 2021 by planting sapling of coconut tree on the Chikley Entertainment Park in the city on Saturday afternoon.

Panel Mayor of Rangpur Mahmudur Rahman Titu, Chief Executive Officer of Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC) Md Ruhul Amin Miah, its Superintending Engineer Amdad Hossain, Executive Engineer Azam Ali and other officials were present.

A total of 300 coconut saplings were planted on the Chikley Entertainment Park located surrounding the eye-catching Chikley Beel in the city on the day.

Mayor Mostafa said massive tree plantation would create an eco-friendly green nature to adapt to the adverse impacts of climate change bringing environmental equilibrium and economic development.

“The tree plantation campaign will continue in all 33 wards of Rangpur city,” he said, and urged every citizen to plant at least three saplings on their homesteads and other appropriate places also to give nature a greener look.