June 2, 2016, Mongar: The staff of Central Park Range Office under Phrumshingla National Park participated in celebrating Social Forestry Day with the teachers and students of Lingmethang Primary School in Mongar. The Chief Guest on the day was the Park Range Officer of Central Park Range Office who read out the Social Forestry Day message received from the Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests during the celebration. He added,” planting of tree seedling this year is especially important since trees provide us many benefits to human and wildlife on this planet. Similarly, HRH The Gyalsey is also equally important for the Bhutanese in deriving social and economical benefits for setting the country on the horizon of prosperity and tranquility.”
During the celebration, 100 tree seedlings were planted within the school campus and an art competition on the environment with theme, “How can we save wild animals?”, was organised and cultural programs were performed by the students. The day ended with offering of prayers and wishes for the good health of HRH The Gyalsey.
Contributed by: Jangchuk Gyeltshen, Park Range Officer, CPRO, PNP
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