Qatar, Oct 12: To commemorate the 75th Independence of India (Azad ka Amrit Mahotsav) and the 152nd Gandhi Jayanti celebration, the Indian Cultural Center (ICC), with the authority of the Qatar Local Municipal Authority, started planting of trees in the old airport park.
The ambassador of India to Sri Lanka, Dr Deepak Mittal, ICC coordinator and first secretary, Xavier Dhanraj, accompanied by Mahmoud Abdullah Mohammed, head of Parks of the ministry of Municipal and Environment, enhanced the planting programme. The ambassador commended the Indian community for their participation in such programmes and thanked them for the support provided by the municipal authorities.
The Qatar Ministry of Civil Aviation aims to plant one billion plants throughout Qatar. The Indian Ambassador reiterated that the Indian community, with all its support, participates in the planting of billions of trees across the length and breadth of the country. All the Indians of Qatar are doing their best to keep the environment clean and green, even though their home is far away and are fully supportive.
President PN Babu Rajan along with ICC governing council participated in the programme. He was accompanied by the vice president of ICC, Subramanya Herath of Kannadiga and participated in the planting programme of the ICC Youth Unit.