Presidium Member of Bangladesh Awami League and Mayor of Rajshahi City Corporation AHM Khairuzzaman (Liton) and Khwaja Shahriar, managing director and CEO of LankaBangla Finance Limited, inaugurated the program by planting saplings, reads a press release.
Under this tree plantation program, LankaBangla Foundation has distributed 7200 different species of tree saplings to Rajshahi City Corporation.
Besides Sheikh Russel Shishu Park, initiatives have also been taken to conduct mentioned tree plantation program from Bheripara PTI to Hitech Park in Rajshahi.
The main objective of this tree planting program of LankaBangla Foundation is to encourage everyone to plant trees with the aim of greening the city of Rajshahi, increasing the forest resources of the country and protecting the ecological balance.
LankaBangla Foundation has been conducting tree plantation programs in the country every year as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, considering land degradation prevention, fruit production, long-term environment and biodiversity conservation.
The ward councillors under Rajshahi City Corporation and other senior officials of both organizations were present in the program.