World Environment Day themed beating air pollution

Dr Mahendra Reddy Environment Minister cuts the cake with USP staff to commemorate World Environment Day. Picture: VILIMAINA NAQELEVUKI

WORLD Environment Day is held every year on June 5 to help raise the much-needed awareness on environmental protection throughout the globe.

This was highlighted by Environment Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy while officiating at the World Environment Day celebrations held at the Albert Park in Suva today.

He said today also marked a special day for the ministry because they had taken on board an important pledge.

“It is also a special day for our ministry as we mark today our important pledge we promise to undertake, what it takes to leave the natural environment in better shape than we found it,” Mr Reddy said.

This year’s celebration carried the theme on ‘Beat Air Pollution’.

 

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