▲ Up
03:29 23-09-2018
АКИpress CA-News Tazabek Turmush
Mongolians plant trees in nation-wide campaign
Central Asia | society | 14:12, 14 May 2018 | 544

AKIPRESS.COM - People across Mongolia on Saturday observed the National Tree Planting Day, which is the country's largest tree-planting and nature care event, Xinhua reported.

Mongolia began marking the day since 2010 on the Saturday of second week of May and October every year. The event is part of Mongolia's efforts to reforest the country, raise awareness among citizens especially young generations, and fight against climate change.

On this day, country leaders, civil servants, company employees, and even school pupils go outdoors to fulfill a citizen' obligation of planting trees.

On Saturday, Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga, along with other national leaders, planted trees near the fence of the First Maternity Hospital in the District Sukh Bator of capital Ulan Bator.

"Only planting trees is not enough and it needs to be cared to grow well," he said, calling on citizens to care for their planted trees.

It is estimated that around two million people and 68,900 organizations have planted 10.5 million trees and plants all over Mongolia in the past years. The survival rate of the planted trees is 75 percent.

15:57 IMF mission began to operate in Kyrgyzstan15:44 Sulukta town celebrates 150th anniversary15:35 Bishkek International Half Marathon to be held on Sept 2315:20 Delegation of Republic of Komi arrived in Issyk-Kul region15:00 California prohibits full-service restaurants from automatically providing plastic straws14:37 National Security Committee opened criminal case against 20yo member of Hizbut-Tahrir terrorist organization14:30 Commission for combating financing of terrorism created in Uzbekistan14:15 Investment forum with participation of Kyrgyz companies and government agencies to be held in Seoul14:10 Congo confirms Ebola case at Ugandan border13:57 Several killed as gunmen attack military parade in southwest Iran13:40 Tanzania ferry tragedy: At least 136 dead after overcrowded boat sinks in Lake Victoria13:25 Financial police celebrated Day of Kyrgyz language and 90th anniversary of Chingiz Aitmatov13:10 Gulbara Kaliyeva elected as chairman of Supreme Court12:58 Rosselkhoznadzor denies import of 41 tons of grapes, nectarines, plums and pomegranate from Kyrgyzstan12:42 Baktybek Turusbekov appointed vice-president of Triathlon Federation of Kyrgyzstan12:21 Kindergarten for 17mln soms opens in Batken region11:50 Speaker Jumabekov lays wreaths to Heydar Aliyev’s grave in Azerbaijan11:38 Speaker Jumabekov participated in Milli Majlis session on occasion of 100th anniversary of Azerbaijani parliament11:14 New milk processing plant to be launched in Naryn region in 201911:01 Ambassadors of Kyrgyzstan and Benin to Russia discussed Kyrgyz-Benin cooperation
© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2018. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)65-03-06