President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov launched a spring planting campaign dedicated to the International Day of Novruz.
Early in the morning, the presidential car drove up to a tree planting site in the foothills of the Kopetdag Mountains in the southern part of Ashgabat. Here the head of state was met by the leaders of both chambers of the Turkmen parliament, members of the government, representatives of ministries, departments and residents of the capital. The President of the country planted the first tree, launching the current planting campaign. Following the example of the head of state, all participants of the planting campaign started planting trees.
The planting campaign has started in all regions of Turkmenistan. In addition to planting new trees, young forest plantations were cared for throughout the country. In total, this year, according to the decree of the President of Turkmenistan, three million seedlings of deciduous, coniferous, fruit trees and grapes are to be planted.