The President of Turkmenistan participates in national tree planting action
23 Mar
The President of Turkmenistan participates in national tree planting action

March 21, 2020, spring green campaign has been started in Turkmenistan with participation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. National action of tree planting, which took place all over the country, was timed to International Nowruz Day – National Spring Holiday, which is representing the generosity of nature in the period of its spring renewal and blooming, commitment to spiritual traditions and values, one of which is the care of native land, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports. 

Green oases have spread for thousands of hectares in different parts of the country especially in picturesque foothills in the outskirts of Turkmen capital. Pine grooves whisper with their branches, give fresh air and pleasant cool in this place, which once upon a time was represented by bare foothills and slope. Number of trees is counted by tens of millions already.

Totally, 10 million tresses will be planted in Turkmenistan in 2020 according to the Resolution of the Head of the State. All ministries and departments, regional and Ashgabat administrations are involved in green campaigns. In particular, 5 million seedlings of deciduous, coniferous fruit and vine trees will be planted around the capital between Ak Bugday and Baherden etrap in Ahal Velayat and the same number in other regions of the country.

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Tree planting campaign has been held in all regions of the country. In general, 1,604,200 trees have been planted. In addition to the planting of trees, the focus was made on care of existing plantations, which would allow young trees to grow stronger and bigger.