Dhaka, 20 June:- In harmony with the National Tree Plantation Programme-2023, this year Bangladesh Air Force has also undertaken ‘Tree Plantation Programme-2023’ with the aim of increasing the tree resources of the country and maintaining ecological balance. Chief of Air Staff of Bangladesh Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Shaikh Abdul Hannan, BBP, BUP, nswc, fawc, psc inaugurated the programme by planting saplings adjacent to the lake beside Tejgaon Old Airport Runway on 20 June 2023, Tuesday. Bangladesh Air Force is observing Tree Plantation Programme-2023 in this year with the national slogan ‘Gach Lagiye Jotno kori, Sustho Projonmer Desh Gori’.
During the event, Principal Staff Officers of Air Headquarters took part in the tree plantation programme by planting different saplings. Among others, Directors and senior BAF officers of Air Headquarters were also present in the ceremony. Mentionable that all BAF Bases and Units are also observing the similar programme by planting fruit bearing, forestry and medicinal saplings.