Protect and nurture water resources – Deputy Minister Paranavithana

Protect and nurture water resources – Deputy Minister Paranavithana

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Deputy Minister Karunaratne Paranavithana has underscored the need to protect and nurture the water resources to face the climatic changes. He laid this emphasis at the function held in Embilipitiya.
The Deputy Minister said that everyone should protect the water resources. He revealed of plans to plant one million saplings by October this year. These are now being planted in nurseries. More water resources surface when one or two water resources are protected. He called on everyone to undertake this task for the benefit of the nation. The Minister awarded certificates to the winners of an art competition held among students of the Embilipitiya Education Zone under the theme “Let us Protect the Water Resources.” It was organized parallel to World Water Day.