International Day of Forests celebrated in Chitral
Mountain Society Chitral, 2018
Marking the global celebration of International Day of Forests, Mountain Society for Research & Development Chitral along with its stakeholders celebrated International Day of Forests in Chitral. The theme of the day was Forests and Sustainable Cities. Speaking at the program Mr. Hamid Ahmad, the Director conservation of Mountain Society Chitral highlighted the importance of Wetland Forests and its role sustainable cities. He also encouraged all the stakeholders including the local communities to undertake actions to raise public awareness of Forest values and benefits and promote the conservation and wise use of Forest resources. On this event, Mountain Society Chitral also launched International Day of Forests 2018 Photo Contest to promote trees in urban areas in Chitral. A walk was also arranged with the local school students to promote awareness among different masses regarding the importance of forest resource.