Some 15,625 luxurious trees have been planted in Siem Reap province to cheer the annual Arbour Day on July 9.
The tree planting ceremony took place at Trapaing Thmor village, Khunream commune, Banteay Srey district under the presidency of Nao Thuok, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Mr. Ngann Phirun, Deputy Governor of Siem Reap province.
District governor and deputy governor and officials of Siem Reap provincial agriculture, forestry and fisheries department participated in the event.
Themed “Restoring the Green Cover”, the campaign of plating luxurious trees covered about 25 hectares of land surface.
It aimed to increase forest areas and inspire the practice among the locals as well as to encourage people to treasure trees and forest beneficial to both beings and the earth. Lim Nary – AKP