Sustainable development and environmental conservation expo provides students opportunity to display their ideas: Mushahidullah

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APP67-24 ISLAMABAD: April 24 - Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan addressing during Expo on Sustainable Development and Environmental Conservation Organization organized by Ministry of Climate Change at Pak China Friendship Centre. APP photo by Saleem Rana

ISLAMABAD, Apr 24 (APP):Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan Tuesday said that the Sustainable Development and Environmental Conservation Expo had provided students valuable opportunity to display their ideas.
Addressing the closing ceremony of the Expo, he said talent and innovative ideas of young students displayed in the Expo has really fascinates him. He directed ministry of Climate Change to develop a plan to get benefit from the ideas presented by the young generation to mitigate the effects of climate change.
He appreciated the efforts of volunteers of ’Ghar Ghar Aik Shajar’ campaign, who completed a difficult task with great responsibility. He said it was the first awareness campaign in Pakistan in which environmental students distributed over 10,000 houses in federal capital. The campaign has targeted the schools children in public schools which is also very appreciable. He also stressed that other provinces should also start ‘Ghar Ghar Aik Shajar’ campaign in their provinces.
Ms Madeeha from ‘Be There’ also highlighted that the purpose of the expo is to provide an opportunity to get a national recognition for their brilliant ideas on sustainable development and environmental conservation. The aim of this expo is also to connect young minds with organizations working on environment protection.
Ms Zile Huma incharge of ‘Ghar Ghar Aik Shajar’ campaign also highlighted that the purpose of campaign is to spread awareness messages personally on behalf of Ministry of Climate Change. The second aim was that to plant trees at home, because a tree planted at home is more protected rather than on roads and grounds. She further stressed that they started a campaign and students should make it a movement.
A large number of people from different walks of life with young minds, students from various universities of Rawalpindi, Islamabad, representatives of international organizations, business sector and media participated in the expo. Shields, certificates were awarded to volunteers of ‘Ghar Ghar Aik Shajar’ door to door plantation campaign.
The expo on Sustainable Development and Enviornmental Conservation was organized by Ministry of Climate Change in collaboration of ‘Be There’ organization at Pak China Centre. Over 50 projects of students from across the country were displayed on the given theme. Various organization working on environment and sustainable development also displayed their work.