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President of Turkmenistan plants a tree in a new park in Ashgabat and gives start to the tree planting campaign

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has launched a spring tree planting campaign in Turkmenistan on Saturday, March 20. Traditionally, the campaign is held on the eve of Nowruz with the participation of all institutions and organizations of the country.

This year, the campaign has gained even wider scope as it is scheduled to plant 10 million tree seedlings in Ashgabat and 20 million in the regions of the country. In honor of the 30th anniversary of independence of Turkmenistan, in total, 30 million trees will enrich the green belt of the country.

Early in the morning on Saturday, the head of the state has planted a tree in a new park, which is made in the northern part of the capital, next to the new «Karakum» Hotel.

The event was attended by members of the government and heads of other organizations, community leaders, and student youth. For labor enthusiasm, the performance of the artists was organized.

The planting of deciduous, coniferous, fruit and vine trees were held across the country today. All new-planted seedlings are provided with drip irrigation method. In addition, work was carried out to care for the growing green areas.