Thursday, 22 November 2018

Giripremi to celebrate International Mountain Day


22/11/2018

PUNE: City based renowned mountaineering organization Giripremi has organized several innovative programs on the occasion of International Mountain Day. Mountain Run, Mountain Film Festival, Online Mountain Photography Competition and Mountain Worship have been organized to celebrate the important day.

International Mountain Day is celebrated on December 11 every year. One seventh of world’s population live in mountain areas, whereas remaining one third is largely depend on the natural resources originated in mountains. In addition, environmental conservation in mountain areas is a need of hour.

To promote the cause and to create the awareness about preserving mountain ecosystem, United Nations celebrate International Mountain Day with specific theme every year. This year Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations has decided Mountain Matters as a theme. Giripremi has planned several programs to create awareness about the theme and to underline the contribution of mountaineers to the development of ecosystem of mountain region.

With these events, Giripremi has aimed to reach more people to create awareness about mountains. Pune citizens should not miss the opportunity to witness exuberant events related to mountains.

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