Environment Festival to mark World Environment Day 2016 began at Rasfannu today. The main objective of the festival is to raise awareness among the public about the environment issues.
The event began today at 16:00 in the evening at Rasfannu. In this festival, certificates were awarded to the students who participated in the photography competition opened for students on occasion of World Environment Day 2016.
Also, in this festival photos of the photography competition were exhibited. Energy Efficiency Competition was launched in this festival by Minister of Environment and Energy, H.E Thoriq Ibrahim. This competition will be held from 03June to 04 June.
In the event, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), government institutions, Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF), police and schools, NGOs, Maldives National University (MNU) and Dhiraagu conducted varieties of activities for children.
The festival will be held till 04th June 2016.