Islamabad: President Asif Ali Zardari has said that observance of World Environment Day across the country would help strengthen our national resolve towards preservation and protection of the environment and to saving the food resources from wastage. He stated this in his message on World Environment day that falls today Wednesday.
He said that the observance of Environment Day each year is a reminder of the obligation of governments, people and communities indeed of every individual to preserve and protect the environment from degradation. It is a reminder to take measures to reverse the present trends and saving our own future and that of our planet. It should also serve to remind that issues in environmental degradation transcend beyond national boundaries and concern the whole mankind, he added.
In Pakistan the issue of food wastage is even of greater relevance. Due to floods and other natural disasters parts of Pakistan have been susceptible to food deficiency, he added. He said that we need to introduce new technologies for improving food production we also need to play an active role in saving the country and the world from food scarcity by showing our commitment for not wasting food and conserving the earth resources.