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International Earth Day

Department of Environmental Sciences, 22 April 2014

International Earth Day was celebrated by the Department of Environmental Sciences with the theme “Green Cities”. By following the theme of the day, several competitions were designed among students of CIIT and other educational institutions of Abbottabad and Haripur. Earth Day Walk was an over whelming event for students carrying posters and placards endorsing the slogans of saving earth planet.  The students’ participation was remarkable in Scientific Model formation and Poster Presentations. The Speech competition was also an excellent event, where the importance of Earth Day was highlighted significantly. 

Program was started in Auditorium with the recitation of the Holy Quran at 10 AM. Director, CIIT Abbottabad, Prof. Dr. Khan Gul Jadoon graced the event as Chief Guest.

Dr. Maroof Shah, Chairman, Department of Environmental Sciences, CIIT welcomed the guests and other participants. He highlighted the importance of the Earth Day and advised the young generation to take care of their motherland. He presented a wonderful promo video carrying a high message of Greening the Earth planet for next generation`s survival.

Dr. Qaiser Mehmood, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, CIIT Abbottabad talked about the real damages made by fellow humans to this globe by over burden with toxic materials and non-consumables. He advised the youngsters to come up with knowledge and skills to clean the environment to save the Earth future.

Worthy Director commended the efforts of Es department in successfully organizing the event. He encouraged the audience to show sense of responsibility to take care environment by avoiding littering and otherwise cleaning premises. Cash prizes and certificates were awarded to the position holders of the Earth Day competitions.

The strong Earth Day message was conveyed successfully among all participants and displayed well on CIIT Campus.

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