WWF nature carnival held at PAF museum
February 11th, 2014 | Technology Times | No Comments
STAFF REPORTER KHI: WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with Horlicks Pakistan has organised a fun-filled Nature Carnival at PAF Museum, which attracted up to 30,000 individuals from various walks of life.
There were over 150 stalls set up by schools, colleges and universities. The main competition revolved around 3D models set up by students of schools and universities. Expert judges including foresters, conservationists, and environmental historians amongst others graded the models.
Participants were engaged in eco-friendly games, puppet shows, lucky draw and other activities set up by WWF-Pakistan including pin the tail on the snow leopard and thematic art competitions.
“Each and every one of us should start taking care of the things we need for our survival including forests, water and all our natural resources so that we can give a thriving planet to our children and their children,” said chief guest Atiqa Odho, a Pakistani drama and film actress.
Speaking on the occasion, Anwar Nasim, Senior Director, Corporate Relations stated that the Nature Carnival was an awareness-raising event, which has become a permanent feature of Pakistans major schools across cities.
Dr Ejaz Ahmed, Senior Director, WWF-Pakistan, said that the carnival brings decision makers from public and private institutions to a common platform to recognise their roles and responsibilities in providing solutions for national and global ecological challenges.
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