18th National Children's Mountain Conservation Meet concludes successfully.

ISLAMABAD -- The 18th National Children's Mountain Conservation Meet organized by Adventure Foundation Pakistan from 15th to 24 July 2022 concluded in Islamabad on Sunday.

Venue of this year's Meet was the area of Manoor Valley in Mansehra District of KP Province, said a press release.

On the final day, a Children Mountain Forum was held at Margalla Hotel Islamabad in which young participants of the moot made presentations on the theme of Climate Change - What we can do about it. Joudat Ayaz. Additional Secretary, Ministry of Climate Change was chief guest of this event.

Ali Hassan Habib, President of Adventure Foundation Pakistan welcomed all the participants and guests and congratulated the young participants and staff on successful completion of 18th NCMC Meet.

Aftab Rana, National Coordinator of NCMC Meet Project informed that this programme was launched on the occasion of International Year of Mountains in 2002 with a view to create awareness among young people about the mountain ecosystems and involve them in meaningful activities using mountains' environment as an open classroom. Under this program each year around one hundred children are selected from all parts of Pakistan to attend a 10 days environment educational camp held in a mountain area.

He further informed that this educational programme involves young children in an action-oriented form of learning about the natural environment and its related problems. Participation in this meet makes them conscious enough to do something practical for the conservation and preservation of natural environment by undertaking micro level projects in their communities and schools. The children who attend this Meet are given the title of 'Eco-Guards' which gives them confidence to...

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