7,5 MILLION TREES WILL BE PLANTED TOMORROW
Under the slogan "Grow together", tomorrow will start the fifth edition of the "Day of the trees - plant your future!" campaign where there will be around 7,5 million trees planted all around Macedonia.
The campaign formally kicked off friday where ambassadors of foreign countries in Macedonia, planted new trees at "Tri krusi" in Dracevo.
This years edition will also have a Balkan character said main organiser, Boris Trajanov.
"For the first time this year there is also a huge interest from neighbouring countries to have a similar campaign. On March 30 we will plant trees together with Bulgarians, Greeks, Albanians and Serbians", Trajanov says.
In the previous 4 editions of the campaign, around 8000 hectars with 20 million trees were planted.
The first edition of the campaign was held in March 2008, there were planted around 2 million trees. On the 28th of October 2008, the second edition was organised with planting of 6 million. On march 14 2009 another 5 million and November 19 2009 7,5 million.
The campaign will start tomorrow from 9:00 to 16:00 and in most of the regions, there will be free transport to the places. Because of the huge interest among the citizens, 30 March has been declared as a non working day.
MD: Great and unique initiative!