Striving to plant 3.3 million trees, nearly 2,500 hectares of forests in the whole army

Striving to plant 3.3 million trees, nearly 2,500 hectares of forests in the whole army - Photo 1.

Minister of National Defense Phan Van Giang speaks at the launching ceremony of the Tree Planting Festival – Photo: THUY DU

At the ceremony, General Phan Van Giang – Minister of National Defense – said that in 2022, the whole army strives to plant 3.3 million scattered trees and 2,469 hectares of forest.

The General expressed his belief that the tree planting and afforestation movement of the whole army will achieve many good results, contributing to the successful implementation of the program of planting 1 billion trees – For a green Vietnam developed by the Prime Minister. motion.

To accomplish the above goal, the Minister of National Defense requested agencies and units to continue propagating, disseminating education and raising awareness for each officer, employee, soldier and employee in the army. about the role, great significance and human value of tree planting, afforestation, forest protection, ecological environment protection, creating a wide-ranging movement in the whole army, contributing to minimizing the impact of impacts of climate change.

Striving to plant 3.3 million trees, nearly 2,500 hectares of forests in the whole army - Photo 2.

The whole army strives to plant 3.3 million scattered trees and nearly 2,500 hectares of forest in 2022 – Photo: THUY DU

On the basis of the master plan for the period of 2021 – 2025, each unit will review and plan the land fund, adjust the plan for planting trees, afforestation, and protect and take care of specifics and details for implementation. .

Agencies and units stationed in urban areas that face difficulties in terms of land area should prioritize the selection of large timber trees, perennial and multi-purpose trees, such as shade trees and valuable fruit trees. treat.

Along with the new planting, the Minister of National Defense requested units in the whole army to well organize activities to care and protect trees; closely coordinate with the Departments of Agriculture and Rural Development of the provinces and cities in the area where they are stationed to promote the application of technology, scientific and technical advances, and to improve the productivity, quality and value of trees. grow.

Immediately after the launching ceremony, the delegates participated in planting trees to respond to the program. On this occasion, about 5,150 new trees will be planted, mainly acacia trees, in addition to black star and camphor trees.

Over the years, units in the army have actively responded and well organized the “Tet planting trees forever grateful to Uncle Ho” in the barracks campus, planting forests on the area assigned to manage; closely coordinate with Party committees, local authorities, agencies and units where they are stationed to do well in the care and protection of forests.

According to the Minister of National Defense, these activities have made an important contribution to greening bare land and bare hills, preventing and mitigating natural disasters, regulating the climate, improving the ecological environment, creating a business landscape. Green – clean – beautiful unit camps, contributing to economic and social development, stabilizing life and jobs, especially in agricultural, forestry and economic groups.

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