WWF-Pakistan presents Giant Nature Carnival 2014Islamabad,March 2, 2014: World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) in collaboration with Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC) organized a fun-filled Nature Carnival at Fatima Jinnah Park, Islamabad. The Nature Carnival attracted up to 15,000 individuals from various walks of life.
The Nature Carnival had over 100 stalls set-up by schools, colleges and universities. The main competition revolved around 3D models set up by students of schools, colleges and universities. Expert judges including foresters, conservationists, and environmental historians graded the 3D models.
Themes included benefits of trees, green neighbourhood, environment management systems, illegal hunting, watershed management, disaster management and many other environment oriented themes.
Families, corporate and academia representatives attended the carnival. Participants were engaged in eco-friendly games, puppet shows, juggling and boggie boggie shows, lucky draw, jumping castle and many other activities set up by WWF-Pakistan including thematic art competitions and several others.
The Chief Guest of the event was Sajid Zafar Dall, DCO Rawalpindi who showed complete enthusiasm while visiting various stalls and said, “A very good initiative from WWF-Pakistan to promote environmental education among masses
Speaking on the occasion, Anwar Nasim, Senior Director Operations and Corporate Relations, WWF-Pakistan stated that, “The Nature Carnival is an awareness raising event which has become a permanent feature of Pakistan’s major schools and across cities. The carnival aims at changing attitudes of the masses to become environment friendly for a sustainable future.
At the end winners from different categories were awarded shields and trophies by chief guest and WWF representatives.
The Nature Carnival brings decision makers from public and private institutions to a common platform to recognize their roles and responsibilities in providing solutions for national and global ecological challenges. The carnival has brought about a visible change in the mindset of individuals across the county which is reflected through students efforts and understanding of environmental concepts.
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