Sunday, 19 November, 2017

National Tree Planting Day Celebrated in Iran

Tree Planting Day 1

Today is National Tree Planting Day in Iran. The day when Individuals and groups throughout the country are encouraged to plant and care for trees.

Tree Planting Day 2

Every year, just before the Iranian New Year, millions of Iranians plant trees to mark the tree-planting week and hail the coming of spring. This observance annually falls on March 5.

Tree Planting Day 3

Iran is a semi-desert country and the rapid process of urbanization leads to forest reducing. Trees play an important role in improvement of air in big cities and also decorate their streets.

Tree Planting Day 4

Annually the top officials of Iran try to draw public attention to the importance of trees for the environment of Iran, that is why National Tree Planting Day is celebrated.

Tree Planting Day 5

This day opens the Week of Natural Resources in Iran. During this week children learn more about the value of the natural resources and their protection.

Tree Planting Day 6

Iranian government prepares special tree planting events and encourages everyone to participate.

Tree Planting Day 7

Senior officials plant the trees, thus encouraging other citizens follow their steps.

Tree Planting Day 8

Also free saplings are distributed among schools and citizens to enable their participation in this observance.

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