Army Chief inaugurates tree plantation programme

Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed on Tuesday inaugurated a tree plantation programme, marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The Army Chief inaugurated the event by planting a White Plumeria (Kath Golap) tree on ‘Allah Mosque’ premises in Dhaka Cantonment area, said a press release from Inter Services Public Relation (ISPR) Directorate.

He also inaugurated tree plantation programme at all cantonments of the country through video conferencing with a theme ‘Green, Pure environment, Bangabandhu’s Bangladesh’.

This year, fruit, forest and medicinal trees will be planted at cantonments, Swarnadip training centres, firing ranges, DOHS, and all Jalshiri residential areas over the month, the ISPR release said.

source: UNB