Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury said International collaboration is required to conserve big cats for a sustainable future. Our collaboration with Saudi Arabia and other nations in the conservation of big cats symbolizes our shared commitment to a sustainable future. It is a testament to our belief that together, through concerted effort and international cooperation, we can overcome the challenges that threaten our natural world. Our commitment to the environment extends beyond our national borders, recognizing that the health of our planet is interconnected.
Environment Minister said this in his inaugural speech in a programme organised by Catmosphere Foundation of Saudi Government to celebrate International Day of the Arabian Leopard, in Madani Avenue Dhaka on Saturday, 10 February.
Minister of Environment said we should remember that the fight to save all endangered species, is a reflection of our values as a global community. It is a measure of our willingness to act for the collective wellbeing of our planet. Let us carry forward the spirit of the Catwalk as a continuous, enduring commitment to conservation and harmony between humanity and nature.
Saber Hossain Chowdhury said Saudi Arabia’s initiative to host “Catwalk” is a celebration of life, a call to action, and a reminder of the beauty we stand to lose if we do not act decisively. This initiative aligns with the broader goals of the Catmosphere Foundation, which seeks to use the story of the Arabian Leopard, and other big cats, as a catalyst for change. By highlighting the link between healthy environments and human health, we can inspire action across sectors and societies.
On the occasion of International Arabian Leopard Day, the Saudi Embassy in Dhaka organized tjis special walk program to create awareness to protect the animal. Where diplomats, minister and invited guests walk from 700 meters to 7 kilometers. Later, the Environment Minister and the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia distributed the prizes and certificates to the winners.