Reiterates commitment towards energy conservation and climate change:
Altaf Hamid Rao
MIRPUR (Parliament Times): News Division of Azad Kashmir Radio Mirpur observed Earth Hour – 2023, the World’s Largest Volunteer Campaign, in response to the decision at intentional level to observe it across the country, simultaneously with rest of the world with due reverence because of its widespread significance of climate change, environmental protection and energy conservation.
When contacted the News Section head Ali Akhter Saleem told this Correspondent here Saturday night that various Radio Stations and subordinate units of Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation across the country including in AJK and Gilfit Baltistan took part in this world-wide event for the promotion of shared interest.
Ali said that the PBC supports and implements observance of Earth Hour by declaring and registering PBC and WWF-Pakistan for Earth Hour every year to observe the day besides encouraging all PBC staff to participate in the Earth Hour – 2023, of lighting candles to join millions the world-over to show their commitment towards energy conservation and climate change.
The Mirpur Radio’s News Division head said that by following the schedule determined to observe the Earth Hour, lights were turned off for an hour at the local unit’s News section with the scheduled lights off activity at the National level at 8.30 p.m to 9.30 p.m on Saturday night.
It may be added that however the Stations and Units located in remote and far flung areas were exempted from de-lighting activity. Ends