Moldovan premier participates in national clean-up campaign
Chisinau, 12 May /MOLDPRES/ - Prime Minister Vlad Filat today participated in a national clean-up campaign, "Hai, Moldova!" (Come on, Moldova), according to the government's communication and press relations department.
The campaign was carried out with the support of the Moldovan government. The event took place in the "Riscani" park from Chisinau. Attending the campaign were Head of the EU Delegation in Moldova Dirk Schuebel, United Nations Resident Coordinator in Chisinau Kaarina Immonen, cabinet members, State Chancellery civil servants, politicians, light music stars, pupils and students.
About 600 people participated in the sanitation action in the "Riscani" park and four tons of waste was collected.
The prime minister has said the today's sanitation action is more a signal given to the society, and thanked the organizers for an initiative launched in 2011 to hold the "Hai, Moldova!" campaign. "It is important to make clean-up. Yet, it is more important to keep cleanliness. The signal that we convey today should reach each citizen and turn Moldova clean by deeds," Vlad Filat emphasized.
The prime minister noted that the mentality needs to be changed at the general level. "We should become better, more tolerant, more industrious, and that our work yields results. So, all of us have to work a lot," the prime minister added.
The "Hai, Moldova!" project is aimed at collecting waste from public places and promoting the ecology spirit among the Moldovans.