Bangladesh Army today launched its tree plantation campaign-2016 with the theme “Tree for Livelihoods-Tree for Life” in the cantonments, garrisons and other establishments in Rangpur area.
Under the programme, 10,000 saplings, fruit bearing, wood yielding and medicinal trees, will be planted in Rangpur cantonment, Bir Uttam Shaheed Mahbub Senanibas (BUSMS), and Syedpur cantonment.
Rangpur Area Commander and General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 66 Infantry Division Maj Gen Masud Razzaque, ndc, afwc, psc, formally inaugurated the campaign by planting saplings inside Rangpur cantonment.
Senior military officers, commanding officers, junior commissioned officers, members of different other ranks of Rangpur Station of Bangladesh Army and local journalists were present on the occasion.
Similarly, authorities of Bir Uttam Shaheed Mahbub Senanibas (BUSMS) and Syedpur cantonment under Rangpur Area launched the tree plantation campaign under their own managements in the respective areas yesterday morning.