Waterkeepers Bangladesh, River Angle celebrate World Rivers Day

Staff Correspondent | Published: 00:51, Sep 29,2020


Waterkeepers Bangladesh and River Angle jointly organised a day long programme with children in a government primary school at Kaliakoir, Gazipur to celebrate the World Rivers Day on Sunday.

The event aimed at involving children’s in the protection of river and to promote awareness for rivers sustainability, said a press release.

The events were segmented in six folds. Using the educational tools, children participated in drawing, reciting, spots, dialogue and dram.

Finally all the participants joined the oath of Word River Day in which they promise to protect river and commit to be responsible to keep river unpolluted.

The event were participated by 11 children’s and coordinated by Waterkeepers Bangladesh’s representative Sharmin Sathi. The oath is performed by SM Arafat, manager research and implementation.  An aspirational message was provided to the school and the children from the coordinator, Waterkeepers Bangladesh, Sharif Jamil, who is also the general secretary of Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon.

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