World Environment Day has been started celebrating as an annual event on every 5th of June since 1973 in order to raise the global awareness about the importance of the healthy and green environment in the human lives, to solve the environmental issues by implementing some positive environmental actions as well as to make aware common public worldwide that everyone is responsible for saving his environment and not only somebody, government or organizations working for it.
Hunza Serena Inn celebrates the World Environment Day 2016 with the theme “Join the race to make the world a better place” and hold a cheery jam making / processing session for the Girls guide and local female residence of Karimabad Hunza, to enhance their skill in organic food Cherry jam making and source of income for the local communities.
Hunza Karimabad is the main hub for the leisure market in Gilgit-Baltistan but it is polluting by domestic and local tourists during their leisure or picnic and every time the Ismaili Boys Scouts and Girls guides has shown their role to keep clean Hunza, the Manager Hunza Serena Inn address to the participants on the role of Responsible Tourism of Serena Hotels, and community actively participation to become an active agent in developing environmental safety measures of the region, to make nearby surroundings safe and clean to enjoy safer, cleaner always the community has shown their role. He also pointed on the huge wastage and losses of fruits during the season, like the cherry has been started in Hunza but wasting the fruits, by making jam, the organic food can be sell in the local market and generate source of income for the local community. The participants thanks the management for arranging session and the support.
Asghar Khan, Hunza Serena Inn