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Nagar: World Environment Day commemorated in Rakaposhi Valley by the Nature Clubs of Shah Wali Model Academy and Naunihal Public Schools with the financial and technical support from Snow Leopard Foundation (SLF) and Rakaposhi Local Support Organization (RLSO) on June 05, 2016. Other collaborators included the Parks and Wildlife Department, GB and District Administration, Nagar.
Speech contest among schoolchildren on the theme of the day i.e. “ZERO TOLERANCE FOR THE ILLIGAL WILDLIFE TRADE” was the major event of the day. Mr. Muhammad Abbas president PML (N) Nagar graced the occasion as chief guest while Mr. Yawar Abbas Principle Naunihal Public School Minapin Nagar preside over the event. The event was attended by more than 350 participants coming various walks of life. Souvenirs, gifts and certificates were awarded to the winners and all Nature Club members.
It is pertinent to note here that the Snow Leopard Foundation has been working in the valley for the conservation of snow leopard and other wildlife through research, conservation and education programs in collaboration with the RLSO and Parks Wildlife Department for the last couple of years.