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New era | Plant trees to build a healthy world: BCSIR President

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The Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research is organizing a program on the occasion of World Environment Day and Tree Planting Campaign 2024 at its campus in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, on Wednesday. press release

Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Chairman Professor Aftab Ali Shaikh on Wednesday urged people from all walks of life to plant trees to build a healthy world for the new generation.

He made the comment during a program organized by the BCSIR on the occasion of World Environment Day and Tree Planting Campaign 2024 at the organization’s campus in Dhanmondi, Dhaka.

The BCSIR Chairman, who was present as the chief guest, inaugurated the tree planting campaign by planting a sapling of a fruit tree.

He also addressed the scientists, officials and employees of the BCSIR during the programme.

He said: ‘There was no alternative to planting trees to create a healthy and green world for the new generation.’

Under the supervision of the Principal Scientific Officer of the BCSIR

Dhaka Laboratory, Ahsan Habib, about fifty saplings of fruit and forest trees were planted at the site as part of the programme.

The BCSIR members, administration and development, scientists, officials and employees of various laboratories participated in the event.