Updated 5 Jun 2022, 2:11 pm
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Sunday called upon the people of the state on the occasion of World Environment Day 2022 to reaffirm commitment to cleaner, greener and safer environment.
"On this #WorldEnvironmentDay , let us reaffirm the commitment to make our environment cleaner, greener and safer. In our pursuit to safeguard & protect the environment, let us be thoughtful about our consumption and the impact it has on the environment," the chief minister captioned a photo post on Twitter.
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Earlier, in his message to the state on the eve of World Environment Day 2022, the chief minister said, "The state government will take strong measures to give new life to the destroyed forest tracts and to prevent further destruction”.
Biren mentioned the various environmental emergencies faced by the state with the loss of forest areas and environmental degradation owing to human interference.
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He urged the people of the state to extend support and to participate in the restoration and preservation of the ecological balance of Manipur for the wellbeing of the future generations.
“With the theme for the year ‘Only One Earth’, the celebration calls for collective and transformative action on a global scale to celebrate, protect and restore our planet,” he said.
The World Environment Day is observed by millions of people across the world every year on June 5 since 1974.
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The World Environment Day with the theme - Only One Earth - is being organised at the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) site at Heirangoithong Maibam Leikai, Imphal.
The function will be observed with a tree plantation programme and felicitation of brand ambassador of CM’s Green Manipur Mission Elangbam Valentina Devi and Royal Riders Manipur, Meitei Langol, Lamphelpat, the Directorate of Environment and Climate Change, Manipur.
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First published:5 Jun 2022, 4:32 am
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