DHA celebrates World Earth Day

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Staff Reporter

World Earth Day is celebrated every year on 22 April to enhance awareness of people about the importance of protecting their environment. This year the global theme of campaign focused on educating people on ‘environmental and climate literacy’. DHA celebrated World Earth Day with great zeal and fanfare to demonstrate its support for protection of environment. A number of activities were organized in DHA including ‘walk for a cause’ which was the hallmark of the event. Begum Administrator DHA Brig Shahid Hassan Ali was the chief guest on the occasion. The 1.5 Km symbolic walk started from DHA Sports Club (Moin Khan Academy) in DHA Phase-VIII and culminated at Defence Authority Country and Golf Club. A large number of people from all walks of life enthusiastically participated in the walk and pledged their resolve for keeping the environment neat, clean and free of pollution. The entire route of the walk was branded with messages in support of environmental preservation. A number of celebrities including Pakistan’s sports icons Mr Javed Miandad, Mr Zaheer Abbas, Mr Sikander Bakht and Minister Sports, Government of Sindh, Mr Sardar Muhammad Baksh Mehr participated in the walk to show their solidarity for the cause.

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