Observance of World Environment Day 2018

Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inauguratedthe World Environment Day programme and Environment Fair at the BangabandhuInternational Conference Centre in the capital on 18 July 2018 to mark the day.The theme of this year’s National Tree Plantation Campaign and Tree Fair 2018was ‘live in green, save green; decorate urban areas, lifestyle and the naturein green’. Expressing her unanimity with the slogan, Prime Minister SheikhHasina called upon all to create verdancy across the country.  Like everyyear, LGED participated in the World Environment Day programme and EnvironmentFair 2018 as well as in the National Tree Plantation Campaign and Tree Fair2018. While going round the fair, Hon’ble PM saw the LGED stall put up thereand was briefed about the overall activities of the agency. At this time thePrime Minister expressed her satisfaction over the solar system programmeintroduced by LGED in the community clinics. It may be mentioned that LGED ininvolved in the roadside tree plantation across the country since the 1980s.Plantation of Palm trees has been taken up along the roadside as per directivesof the Hon’ble Prime Minister for environmental balance and save people fromcloudbursts.
Hon'ble Minister
Hon'ble State Minister
Senior Secretary

Mr. Helal Uddin Ahmed
Chief Engineer, LGED