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French envoy opens international expo on environmental issues awareness.

ISLAMABAD, October 02, 2009 (Balochistan Times): An International Expo on Environmental issues opened here Friday with Ambassador of France Daniel Jouanneau as Chief Guest. The exhibition has been titled as The earths future in our hands and it has been organised by Pakistan Science Foundation, a subsidiary of ministry of Science and Technology, in collaboration with the Embassy of France at Islamabad Model College for Girls (IMCG), F-7/4. The target audience of the expo are mainly students falling in the age bracket of 12 years to 20 years, however, the parents and teachers of the young students would also participate in the events. Federal Minister for Science and Technology Mohammed Azam Khan Swati presided over the exhibition which was inaugurated by the French envoy. The exhibition, which is a part of PSFs science promotion activities and celebration of National Year of Environment 2009, would be on display daily from 9am to 4pm at IMCG. The expo is aimed at raising awareness among students of the urgency to act if we are to save our earth for our future generations from environmental hazards. The focus of the expo is structured around three major themes - Living with our environment, Tomorrows consumption and production , and Responsible sharing of resources. The expo has already travelled to a number of countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, and it would be held in four major cities of the country including Islamabad, Abbottabad, Sukkur and Multan. The PSF has invited schools and colleges to visit the exhibition while it has designated alternate days for boys and girl students so as the students could make maximum use of the ample opportunity that came to their way in a peaceful, secure and cordial atmosphere.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:Oct 2, 2009
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