POB-DBTI Tree Planting Ceremony

On Thursday 16th February, the Pan Oceanic Banc (POB) offered to the school hundreds of Mahogany trees. The guest from POB, as one of their resolution this year, came with the objective to fight against deforestation in the country. So their conduct an awareness which conclude usually with the tree planting. Thus, the program in our school started at 10:00 am with the singing of the National Anthem. Then our guests were made of the COO of POB, Mr. Nigel, Mr Felix Koraimae, Under-Secretary of Ministry of Forests and Mr. Manu, Reforestation Officer. The principal of the school, fr. Moïse, welcomed the guest. After Mr. Nigel gave a speech, in which he insisted on the universal need of trees, the use f a mahogany tree for the people of Solomon Islands such as the beautification of our homes and areas and one of the most important of this tress is for furniture, timbers, and cubic and also for or present future generation. . The event was held in the futsal field, whereas the demonstration of the tree planting took place behind the MFM Workshop. One of the member of forestry ministry came forward to show and sampling in the soil. Students asked question to quench their curiosity. In the presence of the Media, those who did the tree planting ceremony ere the school principal, the school captain and the under-secretary of the ministry of Forest. The ceremony was close by a cutting of a cake, then school anthem and a loud hip-hip closed the event. By Holden 2nd Electrical.