Virtual Earth Hour 2020 celebration calls for urgent action for planet
PESHAWAR: In the midst of global COVID-19 health crisis, Earth Hour 2020 was celebrated as a moment of solidarity for the planet as global communities got united and organized events digitally on Saturday.
Pakistan commemorated Earth Hour 2020 completely online and the virtual events were observed in different cities across the country under the auspices of World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF-Pakistan), a press release said.
Hammad Naqi Khan, Director General, WWF-Pakistan, said,“We are deeply saddened by the loss of lives from the COVID-19 outbreak and our thoughts are with the families who have lost loved ones or who are sick. In this hour of crisis, we acknowledge the need for urgent action and the need to unite now more than ever to safeguard our future and the future of our planet. It is a time for solidarity and a time to respond to challenges more creatively and work more collaboratively, which is why Earth Hour is being marked through digital events across the globe.” - APP