COMSATS University organizes Clean Environment Awareness Walk

Thursday, June 11, 2015

?COMSATS organized a walk entitled “Walk for Clean Environment” on June 4th. The Rector of the University Dr. S.M. Junaid Zaidi, Pro-rector, Dr. Haroon-ur-Rasheed and Registrar Prof. Dr. Izhar Hussain joined the teachers and students of the University to raise awareness amongst the common public to use trash bags for disposing of their waste rather than throwing it away on the roads and pavements. Biodegradable bags provided by a non-governmental organization (NGO) Go Green, were distributed among the participants. The walk was mainly organized by the Center for Climate Research and Development (CCRD) of COMSATS University. Participation by a huge number of students and professors form across the University showed their keen interest in improving the environment. Participants were holding banners and placards bearing slogans such as “we want clean environment for our children, don’t throw your waste on the roads, keep your environment clean like yourself”. The University administration appreciated the efforts of the staff from CCRD and distributed shields amongst the organizers. The Pro-Rector emphasized the need to organize such activities on a large scale to educate the public about the importance of having a clean environment.

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