The Qur’anic Botanic Garden (QBG) recently hosted a tree-planting event in Education City, as part of its popular ‘Ghars’ campaign.
The event brought together representatives from Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Regulatory Authority and more than 70 students from different schools in Qatar – Qatar Leadership Academy, Dukhan Primary Preparatory Secondary School for Girls , Omar bin Al Khattab Secondary School for Boys, and Ali bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani Secondary Boys School. The participants planted at total of 30 trees.
The Ghars-led event was designed to raise awareness on the importance of environmental conservation, in line with QBG’s goal of cultivating 2,022 trees in honour of the 2022 FIFA World Cup™.
QBG Manager Fatima Saleh Al Khulaifi said they were thrilled that representatives from QFC Regulatory Authority along with so many students from across the country, joined in their tree-planting campaign
We are proud to have planted 30 trees next to the Education City Stadium, and to leave a green ‘fingerprint’ on Qatar’s journey to the 2022 FIFA World Cup™.’
Al Khulaifi said that these ongoing activities are all part of their efforts to raise environmental awareness in Qatar in order to protect and preserve the country’s natural resources.
Ultimately, we want to help create solutions to global environmental issues, such as desertification, climate change, and biodiversity.’
QBG regularly organises tree-planting activities to promote the importance of environmental awareness among community members. The ‘Ghars’ campaign was launched following the ‘Billion Tree Campaign’ of theUnited Nations and Qatar’s successful bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup™.
For more information about QBG, visit qbg.org.qa.