President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has inaugurated the ‘Go Green’ program initiated by local environmental organisation CLEAN Maldives.
President Solih kicked off the Go Green program by planting a tree at a function held Saturday in Hulhumalé Phase II.
He also launched an ‘eco-friendly bag’ designed by the organisation. The President was presented with a bag by Aishath Maleeha Zameel, the President of CLEAN Maldives, and Rauna Ali Shareef, the Vice President of the organisation.
As part of the program, 500 palm trees and 500 Beach Plum (Magoo) trees were planted in Hulhumalé Phase II. The NGO also donated 500 palm trees and 500 Beach Plum trees to the Nursery of Housing Development Corporation (HDC). The trees were presented to HDC by Aishath Hameez and Enas Ahmed from the NGO.
CLEAN Maldives is an NGO working to educate and spread awareness about the value and importance of the environment and environmental issues.
Local NGO Benefit also donated 11 Neem (Hithigas) and 6 Orchid trees to HDC as part of the programme.