India is the official global host for the annual event
Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi will today address the global celebrations of World Environment Day 2018 in New Delhi. The Prime Minister will also visit the exhibition set up on the occasion at Rajpath Lawns.
The theme for this year’s World Environment Day is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’. India is the global host nation for the 43rd edition of this event. Environment Ministers, representatives from United Nations and members from various industry bodies will be among the various dignitaries attending the event.
Prime Minister in the 44th edition of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ had underlined that India being the official host of the World Environment Day Celebrations is a recognition of India’s growing leadership in tackling climate change issues.
Press Information Bureau, Government of India