The National Tree Plantation and Tree Fair-2018 began in the city as well as across the country on Wednesday marking the World Environment Day.
The theme of this year campaign is: “Live in Green, Protect the Green and Decorate the City-life-Environment”.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the campaign at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre.
She also opened the “30 lakh saplings plantation” programme to pay tributes to the 30 lakh martyrs who gave their lives during the 1971 Liberation War.
Earlier, the Prime Minister handed over the Bangabandhu Award for Wildlife Conservation, National Environment Award, and Prime Minister’s National Award for Tree Plantation at the event.
Sheikh Hasina also inaugurated the National Environment Fair and National Tree Fair-2018 at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar and visited different stalls at the fair.unb