Plastic waste lying in 58 places in 24 districts of Bangladesh were cleaned at the initiatives taken by PRAN-RFL Group, country’s leading business conglomerate, in order to create awareness among the common people about the environmental protection.
As part of its corporate social responsibility to protect the environment, PRAN-RFL Group has launched the "Let's Save the Planet" campaign. As part of the campaign, employees of PRAN-RFL group employees as well as people from various class and professions participated in the nationwide cleanliness drive.
Dhaka North City Corporation Mayor Atiqul Islam inaugurated the "Let's Save the Planet" campaign at the capital's Hatirjheel Amphitheater on Friday. In the event, 12 people, involved in plastic collection, were honored.
After the opening ceremony, various types of plastic waste were cleaned simultaneously in 58 places in 24 districts of the country including Dhaka, Gazipur, Chattogram, Rajshahi, Khulna, Barishal, Habiganj, Narayanganj, Narsingdi and Cox's Bazar.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony as chief guest, Atiqul Islam said, we have to think about environment apart from developing urban areas and making the country beautiful.
We ourselves are responsible for destroying environment. Now environment is taking . Dhaka city has become a heat island.
The Mayor thanked PRAN-RFL Group for running recycling activities to a large extent to prevent environment pollution.