The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity is pleased to announce the theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) on 22 May 2013 will be:
World Biodiversity day celebrated at Garamchishma.
CHITRAL: Program for Mountain Areas Conservation (PMAC) celebrated World Biodiversity day in collaboration with conservation management committee and village conservation commit (VCC). Ata Elahi while while highlighting importance of natural resources and its conservation stressed upon the stakeholders to must preserve the natural resources for protection the environment and for our best future. He said that due to changing in climate the environment also changing globally. He said if we not preserve our natural resources like water, wild life, forest, mountains, etc we will face great difficulties in future. Principal of Government Higher Secondary school Garamchishma emphasized on students to must convey the message at their homes as well as at their neighbors and share with your family members regarding raising awareness about environment. As 2009 have been declared Year of the Environment and this is a series of such celebrations and jubilations to aware the general public and masses regarding conservation of environment particularly and especially mountains areas. Other speakers a member of natural club and people belongs to all walks of life participated in the function. A speech competition on the title of World Biodiversity day was also held among the students of different schools. While a football tournament was also contested among the students. All of the participants determined for conservation and protection of biodiversity and natural resources as well as mountain areas at the region for their best future. It is worth to mention here that PMAC ministry of Environment arranging such fruitful programs and ceremonies in this mountainous and forest rich area for awareness raising among the masses regarding conservation of mountain areas and importance of biodiversity for human life. A walk comprising over students of different private schools was also held in this connection regarding importance of biodiversity.