Tree planting program to celebrate Independence Day

Thursday, 4 February 2021

Steps have been taken to launch a tree-planting program covering all the Grama Niladhari Divisions across the country in relation to the 73rd Independence Day celebrations today (February 04), the State Ministry of National Security, Home Affairs, and Disaster Management said.

The State Ministry has advised the heads of the government institutions to utilize public places or private lands which have space and plant different kinds of trees while giving the priority to ‘Mee’, ‘Kohomba’, and ‘Kumbuk’ plants.
The State Ministry has also requested to plant fruit plants or medicinal plants in home gardens.

While highlighting the necessity of planting trees in relation to the Independence Day celebrations, the Ministry has advised the government institutions to appoint one person to monitor the condition of the plants.