President U Win Myint cultivates Mahogany plant to launch 2020 Greening Campaign

President U Win Myint is cultivating a Mahogany plant at monsoon plantation ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw on 6 August. PHOTO: MNA
President U Win Myint is cultivating a Mahogany plant at monsoon plantation ceremony in Nay Pyi Taw on 6 August. PHOTO: MNA

President U Win Myint took part in the monsoon plantation ceremony for conducting 2020 greening campaign, organized in Phoe Zaung Taung Reserved Forest beside Nay Pyi Taw-Tatkon No.1 road in Ottarathiri Township in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning. Vice Presidents U Myint Swe and U Henry Van Thio, the Union Ministers, the Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, permanent secretaries and officials. President U Win Myint cultivated a mahogany plant at the designated place, and Vice Presidents U Myint Swe and U Henry Van Thio did teak and Eugenia plants respectively.
After the senior government officials have grown the saplings, the President looked around cultivation of plants in the forest reserve. At the ceremony, over 700 plants of some species were grown in Phoe Zaung Taung Reserved Forest with 8,517.09 acres covering 51 fields where over 20 varieties of plants are growing.—MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)

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