Waziha Tanaz Chowdhury, a student of Class-III of Anandaniketan School in Sylhet, received the first prize in an international art contest, organized by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations, marking International Year of Plant Health 2020.
The title of Tanaz’s artwork was: Ways of Protecting Plant Health. The second and third awards were secured by participants from India and China respectively.
Children aged 5 to 13 from around the world participated in this contest to portray what protecting plant health means to them.
The award was announced recently at a virtual ceremony.In the virtual ceremony, the Director General of FAO along with other distinguished guests were present. Agriculture ministers of Finland and Ireland also gave their valuable messages in that ceremony.