Islamabad, 13 December 2021 (TDI): The Canadian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Wendy Gilmour on ‘International Mountain Day‘, appreciated the beautiful mountains of Pakistan.
The Canadian High Commissioner shared pictures of herself hiking the mighty mountains of Pakistan. She acknowledged the lovely and vibrant community of Pakistan she interacted with during her tour around the mountains.
#InternationalMountainDay is a day to celebrate the resilience of 🇵🇰’s mountain communities; and for those of us privileged to visit, to pledge to protect and support these beautiful, fragile environments! pic.twitter.com/ymXF4iYHpB
— Wendy Gilmour (@gilmour_wendy) December 11, 2021
The Canadian official Wendy Gilmour, advised the people who have the privilege and honor of visiting such magnificent mountains, should aim to protect and preserve such a beautiful environment.
The beauty of nature is another important asset of a country. As it attracts tourists from around the world to visit the country and adore its beautiful landscapes and environment.
Not to forget the public of a country also plays a vital role in the promotion of tourism. If the people of a country are welcoming and friendly it adds to the countries beauty.
Such love and affection promote the country’s image and encourage people from around the world to come and explore a countries culture, heritage, beauty, and environment. Therefore, it is a dire need to preserve a country’s environment and natural beauty.
International Mountain Day
The International Mountain Day is celebrated on 11 December every year. This day was established to celebrate the natural beauty of the mountains. Also to encourage the protection and preservation of such a beautiful geographical feature
International Mountain Day is a broader aspect of the sustainable development of the world. With the horrors of climate change and deforestation, the safety of natural environments has become essential for the world.
Earlier in 2002, the United Nations General Assembly declared the year 2002 to be the International Year of Mountains. Therefore from 2003 onwards, 11 December was a day declared as an International Day for the Mountains.