Vice Chancellor, the Islamia University of Bahawalpur Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob has said that it was our responsibility to pass planet safely to future generations. He expressed these views in a seminar and awareness walk in the Institute of Agro Industry and Environment the Islamia University of Bahawalpur on the occasion of World Environment Day.
He said that the United Nations celebrates World Environment Day every year on this day and raises awareness for the protection of the environment so that steps can be taken for the preservation of the natural environment. The theme for this year’s World Environment Day is “Only One Earth”. Individual and collective efforts needed to protect and survive life on earth. The Islamia University of Bahawalpur has formed the Inter-University Consortium for Conservation and Survival.
The consortium aims to bring together experts and resources from national and international universities for environmental protection so that this major challenge can be tackled effectively. Dr. Ghulam Hassan Abbasi said that the institution is rapidly achieving its goals and national and international organizations are joining it to raise awareness and enhance research on evirated issue.
The award was presented to the Islamia University of Bahawalpur under the leadership of Vice Chancellor Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob, who is leading universities around the world for the survival.