EcoWeek 2015 concludes with children’s event

4Today, on World Environment Day, hundreds of children had the opportunity to join festivities at the Gofur Gulom Park held as part of EcoWeek 2015. Children and their parents were treated to exciting and colorful performances by Barkamol Avlod Children’s Art Center and participate in an asphalt art competition as well as drawing, design, knitting and modeling master classes.

To highlight contributions to environmental protection, the State Committee of Uzbekistan for Nature Protection awarded Certificates of Honor to Mirzo Ulugbek National University of Uzbekistan, Tashkent Institute of Chemical Technologies, Secondary School №163, Tashkent Professional College of Hydrometeorology, Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Melioration, and Barkamol Avlod Children’s Art Center.

The final day of EcoWeek 2015 included a clean-up event in Tashkent Region’s Bostonliq District.

This year’s EcoWeek has drawn to a close, but we should always remember that each and every one of us should take good care of the environment and make careful use of its resources. It is a responsibility we hold to future generations.