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July 18, 2019

President U Win Myint attends 2019 monsoon tree planting event

President U Win Myint planting a mahogany (meliaceae) tree at a monsoon planting event for 2019 in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MNA
President U Win Myint planting a mahogany (meliaceae) tree at a monsoon planting event for 2019 in Nay Pyi Taw. Photo: MNA

President U Win Myint planted a mahogany tree during a monsoon tree planting event held under the 2019 natural environment restoration and rehabilitation activity at Pho Zaung Taung Forest Reserve block 22 beside Nay Pyi Taw-Tatkon Road 1 in Nay Pyi Taw Ottarathiri Township yesterday morning.
At the event President U Win Myint planted a mahogany plant at a designated place. In the same way Vice President U Myint Swe, Vice President U Henry Van Thio, Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat and Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than planted gangaw, thinwin, padauk and tamalan trees at designated places.
Next, Union Ministers, Union Attorney General, Union Auditor General, Union Civil Service Board Chairman, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman, Central Bank of Myanmar Governor, responsible officials and public service personnel planted various tree saplings at designated places.
Afterwards the President inspected and encouraged the event attendees planting trees. In the day’s event a total of 434 tree saplings consisting of teak, pyinkado, padauk, tamalan, ingyin, mahogany etc. were planted.
During the monsoon tree planting event under the 2018 natural environment restoration and rehabilitation activity a total of 333 tree saplings were planted in Pho Zaung Taung Forest Reserve block 17.

Pho Zaung Taung Forest Reserve covers an area of 8,517.09 acres and has 51 blocks where 20 types of tree species are found to be growing.
The following dignitaries attend the above event:
Vice President U Myint Swe, Vice President U Henry Van Thio, Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker U T Khun Myat, Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker Mahn Win Khaing Than, Union Ministers, Union Attorney General, Union Auditor General, Union Civil Service Board Chairman, Nay Pyi Taw Council Chairman, Central Bank of Myanmar Governor, responsible officials and personnel.— MNA  (Translated by Zaw Min)

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