- Tree plantation week observed at KUET
June 21, 2017
The inauguration ceremony of “Tree Plantation Week 2017” held at Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) campus on Wednesday, 21 June, 2017. Tree Development Committee of KUET organized this program as a part of the government’s country-wide tree plantation programme and will turn it into a social movement. Vice-chancellor of KUET Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir was present in the inaugural ceremony as Chief Guest and formally opened the function at around 11 am on Wednesday. To mark the day a colorful procession was brought out from the administrative building that paraded all the campus led by the Vice-Chancellor. Later, Vice-Chancellor planted a tree in campus. Deans, Institute directors, heads, directors, teachers, students, officers, staffs were present in the program. President of Tree Development Committee of KUET, also the librarian Mr. Md. Akkas Uddin Pathan presided over the function. Vice-chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammed Alamgir in his inaugural speech called for planting more trees at homesteads, roadsides and other open spaces during the monsoon to protect environment from the impact of climate change. Terming trees as an inseparable part of life and livelihood and also the best friends of the people. He also urged all to plant fruit bearing plants, timber and medicinal trees and nurture those like their own children.