Indian embassy marks World Environment Day

The Indian Embassy in collaboration with Arms4U, an environment-friendly association in Kuwait, organized a program at the embassy auditorium on 7 June to commemorate World Environment Day, and as part of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth Anniversary celebrations. Special guests, members of the Indian community and media personnel attended the function.

The Chief Guest on the occasion, Dr. (Ms.) Majda Suleiman, an expert on environmental studies from Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KSIR), delivered a talk on the topic ‘Desert Eco System’. She focused on restoration and remediation measures to tackle environmental issues in Kuwait.

As part of an environment-based endeavor, plant saplings that can thrive in Kuwait’s climatic conditions were presented to Indian schools and other relevant institutions for planting with the aim to strengthen the eco system in the country.

The Government of India supports protection and maintaining of environmental including awareness, and observed the World Environment Day at its embassies around the world.