LAHORE  PR - To commemorate the International Day of Forest 2022, a children’s art contest was organised by Pakistan Cables Limited for its employees’ children. The contest invited entries from contestants in two categories that included Why Forest are Important? (6-11 years old) and Forests and Sustainable Production and Consumption (12-14 years old). Renowned artists, Ms Durriya Kazi and Ms Bina Ali were the judges for the contest.

All winners of the contest were awarded prizes at a ceremony organised at the Pakistan Cables Urban Forest. Speaking on the occasion, the judges encouraged young artists to continue expressing themselves through art with thought provoking creations. The judges appreciated Pakistan Cables for taking the initiative and promoting advocacy among children on environmental conservation. “Connecting with children and encouraging them to voice their views through art with nature is possibly the best way to create impact in the long run”, commented Fahd K. Chinoy, CEO Pakistan Cables Ltd.

Pakistan Cables Urban Forest is home to over 50,000 trees located at Nooriabad. It is the first and largest Miyawaki based forest on an industrial estate in Pakistan. The 1st Pakistan Cables Children’s Art Contest 2022 was organized to invite employees and their children to create awareness and promote environmental advocacy.