By IAT Bureau/New Delhi
There could not have been a better way to celebrate International friendship day than creating a shared concern for environment and nature. Lions club Delhi veg and Sparsh Ganga recently celebrated International friendship day at the High Commission of Ghana in New Delhi with a message for environmental conservation and love for nature.
On this occasion, the issue of water conservation and environment was discussed by panelists Arushi Nishank, National convener, Sparsh Ganga, Major Gen. Dikawar Singh, Gaurav Gupta, Charter President, Lions Club, Delhi in the presence of His Excellency Michael A.N.N.Oqaye, High Commissioner of Ghana to India. The issues of water conservation and deforestation were the major focus areas of discussion.
Speaking on the occasion Arushi Nishank emphasised on the urgent need for water conservation at the grassroot level with active involvement of NGOs and civil society groups. She also promised to involve more and more team leaders and volunteers of Sparsh Ganga for the cause of water conservation. H.E. Michael A.N.N.Oqaye, High Commissioner of Ghana to India also emphasised on the need to take up wide spread afforestation in Ghana and India.
The engaging discussion concluded with tree plantation in the campus of the Embassy of Ghana in New Delhi.