Roots holds convention on environment


Roots School System on Friday organised Environment Expo 2011 to create awareness of environment conservation. Federal minister for Information and Broadcasting, Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan was the chief guest on the occasion. She appreciated the role of a private school for introducing such a great and noble programme that enhanced students’ capabilities and talents. The event showcased an outstanding display of 3-D environment-based projects based on topics like recycling, deforestation, sea pollution, ozone layer depletion, global warming and energy conservation.
The entire event was an awareness campaign to preserve and protect the environment. Muhammad Ikram Secretary General for UNESCO along with Sajida Nasreen, Syed Mehmood Nasir, inspector general, Forests Planning Division, Dr Azra Yasmin from FJWU, Asif from Bahria University, and DG EPA Asif Shuja Khan also attended the convention. On the occasion, prizes were given away to the best-dressed students, using recycled material and other environment-friendly objects.