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International Day of Forests

The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 21st March the International Day of Forests in 2012 to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. The theme of the International Day of Forests for 2021 was "Forest restoration: a path to recovery and well-being." Khushhali Microfinance Bank celebrated the day by organizing an event in Swat Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with the Swat Forest Division. A large number of students and community members also participated in the event. The event was organized to raise awareness among the masses and to encourage local and national efforts for forest restoration. Khushhali Volunteers, forest department, students and community members enthusiastically participated in the tree plantation as well.

At the end, District Forest Officer Swat, Chairman Swat Qaumi Council and Director Sports Jehanzeb College appreciated the efforts of Khushhali Microfinance Bank in organizing the event and in raising the awareness on account of the International Day of Forests.

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