NE observes Environment Day
[TamilNet, Thursday, 05 June 2003, 13:38 GMT]
Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO) and Tamil Eelam Economic
Development Organization (TEEDOR), Thursday organised tree planting
campaign in the Northeast province to mark the World Environment Day.
In Trincomalee, TEEDOR organized planting saplings in schools in the
TEEDOR Trincomalee district head Mr.Tharman.
TEEDOR district head Mr.S.Tharman participated in the tree-planting event
held at Trincomalee St Mary's College Thursday. TEEDOR Trincomalee head
Mr.Tharman inaugurated the campaign by planting a sapling in the school
premises, sources said.
Principal of the College Sister Theresa Ranee, teachers and students
TEEDOR Trincomalee district head Mr.Tharman said that they organized
a competition among students to encourage them to plant saplings in schools
and in their homes. This is to instill in the minds of younger generation
awareness in safeguarding the environment.
TEEDOR has supplied tree saplings to all schools and residents, he said.