Waterkeepers Bangladesh celebrates World Rivers Day

Staff Correspondent | Published: 19:20, Sep 28,2020


Children at a government primary school in Gazipur pose for a photo session with educational tools at a programme jointly hosted by Waterkeepers Bangladesh and River Angle in observance of World River Day on Sunday. — New Age Photo

Waterkeepers Bangladesh and River Angle on Sunday jointly organised a daylong programme with children at a government primary school in Gazipur’s Kaliyakoir area to celebrate World Rivers Day.
The event aimed at involving children in the protection of river and to promote awareness for sustainability of rivers.

Using the educational tools, the children participated in drawing, recitation, sports, dialogues, and drama on rivers, said a press release on Monday.

Finally, they joined the oath of World River Day in which they promised to protect rivers and made commitment to be responsible for keeping them unpolluted.

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