22nd Wildlife Week concludes

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Kathmandu, April 21, 2017: The 22nd Wildlife Week, commenced from April 14 under the theme –‘Youth Initiative: Ensuring Conservation and Prosperity’ has come to an end on Thursday.

While delivering the concluding remarks, Minister of State for Forest and Soil Conservation Dirgha Raj Bhat said that preserving the forest area was the responsibility of all.

He stressed on preserving the biodiversity while constructing big projects. Similarly, national planning commission member Dr. Prabhu Budhathoki and secretary at the Ministry Prakash Mathema had also opined for running awareness program for the environmental protection.

The Wildlife Week is observed across the country every year under the aegis of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation.

The week was observed by organizing various programs including the exhibition of banners and hoarding boards, bird watching, secondary school level art competition, documentary show on wildlife themes.

Photos Courtesy: Gaurav Raz Baral and Bhogendra Rayamajhi/Facebook

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