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Jan 3, 2022

Israel Embassy works for good environment

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Minister for Forests and Environment Ramsahay Prasad Yadav (second from left) and the Ambassador of Israel to Nepal Hanan Godar (second from right) handing over a jar of used batteries to the representative of the Doko Recyclers at a function held in the capital on Monday January 3.
Minister for Forests and Environment Ramsahay Prasad Yadav (second from left) and the Ambassador of Israel to Nepal Hanan Godar (second from right) handing over a jar of used batteries to the representative of the Doko Recyclers at a function held in the capital on Monday January 3.

To spread the message of responsibility towards a cleaner environment and conservation activities aiming to reduce pollution, a program was organized on Monday, January 3 at Kathmandu Pragya Kunja School in the capital.

With the initiation of the Embassy of Israel in Nepal with cooperation of various schools of Kathmandu marked the Earth Day-Everyday under a slogan “Stop Pollution: Used Batteries Collection.”

Minister for Forests and Environment Ramsahay Prasad Yadav appreciated the initiative of collecting old batteries and sending them for recycling.

“As it was a very need of the time, this kind of human beneficial activities will definitely contribute to the environment,” said the Minister at the function, according to the press release of the Embassy of the Israel in Kathmandu.

Ambassador of Israel to Nepal Hanan Goder said “Israel is proud to be a part of the environmental protection initiative in Nepal as the country is rich in natural treasures.

He also thanked the Ministry for extending hands in the activities of the Embassy.

It is a known fact that batteries contain various materials and toxic chemicals. Disposing them as regular household waste affects the human lives and contaminated soil, water and air too.

At the function, the jars of used batteries collected by the school students were handed over to Doko Recyclers- a social enterprise that manages and recycles dry waste, the release reads.

Initiating the joint actions for the environment conservation, the Embassy is hopeful to spread a message that it is necessary to dispose of used batteries in a proper manner taking care of nature and the world for the betterment of creating a pollution free environment.