World Ozone Day

16 September 2019

Chhukha Dzongkhag Administration observed "World Ozone Day" today at Chapcha MSS under Chapcha Gewog. The day was observed on the theme " 32 Years & Healing". It's been 32 years that all the nations around the world worked hard to restore the depleted ozone layer and the efforts are still being made to heal the Ozone Layer.

The day was graced by Dasho Dzongdag, CDA as the Chief Guest and had representation of officials from Dzongkhag Sectors, Chapcha Gewog Administration, nearby School Administration (s) and Local Communities.

The importance of Ozone Layer was highlighted in the gathering and urged all participants to advocate on the importance of using ozone friendly products along with shouldering individual responsibility of being an ozone ambassadors amongst other programs.

Bhutan became party to Vienna Convention & Montreal Protocol in 2004 and further ratified Kigali Amendment in June 2019 which forms the Multilateral Environmental Agreements for the protection of ozone layer at the international level.