Chattogram's popular social and voluntary organization 'Durbar Tarunnow' has completed the tree-planting program titled 'Amra Mali'. Former student leader Helal Akbar Chowdhury Babar said that trees are called oxygen factories. Humans, plants, animals all have an air-gas relationship. through which are devoted to each other's benefit. So there is no alternative to plantation to protect the environment.
Former student leader Helal Akbar Chowdhury Babar inaugurated the month-long tree planting program under the initiative of Durbar Tarunnow in the CRB area of city on Tuesday afternoon.
He said that country's 25 percent area must be covered by forests to maintain ecological balance. But compared to the size of Bangladesh, the amount of forest covered area is only 7.7 percent. 14 percent of the land area is forested. Therefore, our number of trees is very insignificant compared to the unlimited need for various types of industrial materials and environmental balance. All of us should participate in tree planting in a planned manner.
He said, plantation and proper care will only help to maintain ecological balance, make the country self-reliant in fruits and forest products. It will contribute to the overall development of the country. Every one of us needs to plant at least two trees every year and take proper care of them to bring comfort to the country's economy and public life.
Central and district leaders including Rabiul Hasan, Hriday Hossain Mallik, Md. Kamrul Islam, HM Alauddin, Md. Emdadul Haque Maruf, HA Mubarak, Hakimul Islam Shakib, Safayet Morshed, Mubarak Ullah were present.