Islamabad, June 05, 2022 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Navy celebrated World Environment Day to create awareness and significance of environment particularly focusing on marine environment. World Environment Day is observed globally on 5 June to raise awareness on significance of healthy and green environment. It aims to promote healthy measures for improving quality of life. This year’s theme of World Environment Day is ‘Only One Earth’, which calls for transformative changes to policies and choices to enable cleaner, greener and sustainable living in harmony with nature.
To show firm resolve and create awareness various lectures were organised highlighting importance of environment. Additionally, PN launched various initiatives, such as Trees and Mangroves Plantation, campaign to ban use of polythene bags, collection of solid waste in harbours, Reed Bed Reverse Osmosis Plants for Sewerage Water Treatment and ‘Three Bin System’; to segregate trash for landfills, recyclables for reuse, and compost the organic material to enrich soil was introduced.
Pakistan Navy always endeavours to secure marine environment for safer and cleaner oceans. Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi in his message on World Environment Day reaffirmed PN resolve and commitment to make every effort for betterment of our environment. He urged all to come together and embrace best practices and principles for the protection and preservation of our shared asset, The Environment.
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Directorate of Public Relations,
Naval Headquarters, Islamabad, Pakistan