Under the motto: "Two Million Became Global Green Brand - Plant and Inspire the Remaining Six Billion", five million fresh seedlings will be planted Saturday in 30 municipalities throughout Macedonia, in the framework of campaign "Tree Day - Plant Your Future.
Citizens will plant two million seedlings, whereas the remaining three million will be planted by employees of public enterprise "Macedonian Woods".
Campaign initiator, opera singer Boris Trajanov said at Thursday's press conference they expect massive turnout after the success of the two prior campaigns.
He added that they won award of global ecological organization "Ching Hai", whereas the campaign was covered by world media.
Campaign organizers visited a number of schools and kindergartens in the past period, informing the youth on the correct way of planting a tree.
"Macedonian Woods" has prepared 54 sites for afforesting of about two million seedlings at an area of 1,000 hectares.
Upon Macedonia's model, Montenegro citizens will plant trees on March 20, whereas Tree Day is to be held at the entire Balkan region in October.
In the first campaign on March 12, 2008, citizens planted two million trees, followed by six million planted on November 19.
The campaign is supported by the Government, Association of Self-Government Units (ZELS) and the NGO sector, diplomatic corps, singers, actors, athletes and companies.
MD: Wonderfull initiative!