World Environment Day celbrated in Kilinochi, today

Updated: 00:00 GMT, Jan 1, 1970 | Published: 09:22 GMT, Jun 10, 2015 |

The Northern Provincial Environmental authority has organized a World Environment Day celebration and it commenced today (Wednesday) morning in Kilinochi. This event was ceremonially commenced at the Hindu College auditorium. In this event, the Northern Provincial Agriculture minister P.Iyngaranesan, Northern Provincial education minister T.Gurukularaja, the School principal, teachers, students and many others have participated.

During the event, Northern Provincial Agriculture minister P.Iyngaranesan asked many questions and those students who gave the correct answer were gifted by the Environmental authority.

The goal of such ceremonies are to bring awareness among children regarding the Environment. Also, many saplings were planted in the school premises during the event.

While addressing, the Northern Provincial education minister T.Gurukularaja said that, the World No Tobacco Day celebrations are to be observed in Northern Province and the diplomatic society has made the relevant arrangements.

World Environment Day was celebrated world wide on last 5th.