Environment within History photo exhibition held

13 Jun 2019

“Environment within History” photo exhibition was held from 11-13 June 2019. This exhibition was held on occasion of World Environment Day 2019. Th exhibition was inaugurated by the Vice President of Maldives Faisal Naseem.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the exhibition Vice President Faisal Naseem said Maldivians should further embrace environment friendly lifestyles. The vice president expressed such pictures of the past and present is a warning which must not be taken lightly. Noting environmental impacts can only be changed with sustainable practices, he appealed to minimise the negative impact of human practices on the environment.

The Director General of the Ministry Mohamed Zahir said the pictures exhibited shows ancestors worked towards protecting the environment.

The photo exhibition shows changes brought to the Maldivian environment. After the opening ceremony of the exhibition a presentation was given by the Research Analyst of Ministry of Arts, Culture and Heritage Mr. Alaa Didi on history of environment in Maldives.