• University of Chitral Commemorates International Mountain Day in Collaboration with UNDP GLOF II Project

    The University of Chitral celebrated International Mountain Day with fervor and commitment to environmental conservation in collaboration with the GLOF II project.  Mr. Minhas Uddin, Additional Secretary of the Climate Change, Forestry, Environment, and Wildlife Department was the Chief Guest of the program.

    Dr. Sahib, the Acting Vice Chancellor of the University, presided over the program, which witnessed the active participation of key figures such as Mr. Abdul Majeed, District Forest Officer Chitral; Mr. Muhammad Hayat Shah, District Monitoring Officer; and Yousuf Farhad, Subdivisional Forest Officer. Students and staff from Girls Degree College, along with representatives from the Glof II project, added to the diverse audience.

    The program comprised insightful presentations and speeches that underscored the significance of mountain ecosystems. Shabdaraz Group of Adventure Tourism enhanced the event with a captivating display of mountaineering equipment, engaging the audience in the spirit of adventure.

     Mr. Minhas Uddin, in his role as Chief Guest, planted saplings on the university lawn, symbolizing a commitment to environmental sustainability. As a token of appreciation, shields, and certificates were distributed among the distinguished guests, acknowledging their contributions to the cause.

    This celebration not only highlighted the importance of International Mountain Day but also showcased a collective dedication to preserving our precious mountain ecosystems for future generations.