NFEH Holds Earth Day Carnival

KARACHI: National Forum for Environment & Health organize a day-long UHU Earth Day Carnival at Sindbad Kids Defence Housing Society. The event was marked to celebrate the International Earth Day in which more then 15000 visitors including families, students from over 200 selected schools, representatives of various NGOs and others participated.

The chief guest was Provincial Minister for Information Shazia Marri along with Provincial Minister for Social Welfare Bagum Nargis N.D. Khan, Chairman National Forum for Environment Dr. Kaiser Waheed, President Naeem Qureshi, GM UHU Yasin Mirza, Faisal Kaleem CEO Promolooms, Kauser Aamir Principal The American School and others. The Information Minister Shazia Marri had appreciated the 500 paintings done by students of various schools on different themes.

She mentioned that the environmental pollution is one of the major problem for the Karachi as well as the country. “The provincial government soon announce a policy to curb the alarming situation of environmental pollution while all commercial and industrial units will be bound the obey the rules and regulation and play their vital role to minimize the ratio of pollution,” she said. She further asked the citizens to avoid misusing water, electricity and natural gas to save the national reservoirs. Dr. Kaiser Waheed Chairman NFEH briefed about importance of environmental protection, energy conservation and activities of NFEH to the audience, President Naeem Qureshi appealed to all Students, Parents and Teachers to promote environmental awareness among the all citizens.

However, besides the paintings, dozens of stalls were also established in the carnival to enthrall the visitors. The children were seem enjoying the swings and other activities while the Tableaus, Magic show and puppet show were also main feature for the young visitors.

Activities like drawing competition, singing and dance competition, declamation, awareness on energy conservation and environment issues were also held for different age-group students.

Later the chief guest distributed prizes among the winners of painting competition.

Saquib Nisar Khattak
Manager P.R. & Media