World Environment Day has been observed today. Environment conservation committee of Nepal Mountaineering Association (NNA) organized a formal program, where various issues were discussed.
General Secretary of NMA Mr. Kul Bahadur Gurung was the chief guest of the program. Professor of Colorado state university Mr. Joel Berger and professor of University of Colorado Boulder Ms. Jonna Elizabeth Lambert were present at the program as a guest, Secretary of NMA Mr. Tikaram Gurung, Vice President of Everest Summiteer Association Mr. Diwas Pokhrel, NMA secretariat member Mr. Shiva Bahadur Sapkota and NMA board member Mr. Pasang Bhote were guests of the program.
All the guests had spilled the water to the plants together to celebrate the international environment day.
Chairman of the Environment Conservation Committee Mr. Sarki Tamang expressed his desire to establish an environment research center.
‘‘We had already discussed establishing the environment research center within the NMA. However, our plan did not materialize’’, chairman Tamang said, ‘‘We should take this issue to the international level. For doing this a research center will play a vital role.’’