Plastics and polythene should be banned nationwide to protect the environment: President of Bangladesh
Adnan Mahfuz Tazvir (class VIII – English version,
Motijheel Ideal School and College
President of Bangladesh, MD. Abdul Hamid urged young people to come forward to protect the environment. He said that plastics and polythene should be banned statewide for the protection of the environment. President also said the social movement for the exclusion of polythene and plastic should be spread across the country. Students and young people must come forward regarding this issue.
He said this at the second convocation of the University of Science and Technology at Patuakhali in the afternoon on February 5, 2020.
At that point, the President said, “When we visited the market within the eighties, we wont to carry bags and bottles. But now people attend the market empty-handed and are available back with polythene in their hands. After the work is completed, they throw it here and there. As a result, the country’s environment is being destroyed.”
The President said to the students that the elimination of the use of plastic and polythene to protect our environment should be explained to the familiar people. Students and young people need to do this.
President Md. Abdul Hamid also said that different kinds of fast food and soft drinks should be avoided to protect our health.
The Minister of Education Dr. Dipu Moni and Emeritus Professor AK Azad Chowdhury were present in the convocation of the University of Patuakhali Science and Technology as the special guest and convocation speaker respectively. Vice-Chancellor of the University, Dr. Md. Harunur Rashid delivered the welcome speech to the program.
Nearly three thousand graduates attended the second convocation of the University of Patuakhali Science and Technology. Out of which one thousand nine hundred and sixty-eight were graduates, nine hundred and fifty-one were postgraduates, and nine were PHDs. At the convocation, the President gave the Chancellor gold medal to sixty-three students.