Punjab University College of Earth and Environmental Sciences (CEES) has organized an international webinar on the eve of ‘World Environment Day’. The theme of the webinar was “Ecosystem Restoration”.
In this regard, the speakers shared their views for wise management of environmental resources, pollution control and restoration of the ecosystem. In his address at the School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Dr Giovanni Cagnetta emphasized on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs).
Dr Dean Muruven, from Global Freshwater Policy Lead, WWF, Netherlands, stressed on the water policy and global environmental issues. Government College University Lahore’s Prof Dr Abdullah Yasar addressed the water quality and quantity issues faced by Pakistan.
Principal CEES Prof Dr Sajid Rashid Ahmad highlighted the current ecosystem scenarios at national and international level. He appreciated the cooperation and full support from PU VC Prof Dr Niaz Ahmad Akhtar for the organization of this event. He also appreciated the efforts being made by Pakistan to restore the ecosystem.
Several national and international professionals, researchers and academicians participated in the event via zoom-team, facebook, Instagram and other online media. The graduate and postgraduate students of the CEES also participated in the event both online and physically).