World Environment Day 2019 being observed today

Published On: June 5, 2019 11:14 AM NPT By: Samriti Maharjan

KATHMANDU, June 5: Various programs are being organized across the country today to mark the World Environment Day 2019.

President Bidya Devi Bhandari is attending an event in Nepalgunj today afternoon being organized by Ministry of Environment. Minister for Forest and Environment Shakti Bahadur Basnet and senior government officials are attending the event.

Various organizations working in the field of environment conservation are also organizing events in the capital to observe the day.

In a tweet, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli expressed best wishes to the Nepali people on the occasion of the World Environment Day.

He urged the Nepali people to work towards maintaining the balance between development and environment and making the "One Nepali: One Fruit Plant" campaign successful.

The World Environment Day falls on June 5 every year.  The theme for this year's World Environment Day is "Beat air pollution".

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