Zairf plants sapling to highlight Arbor Day

TEHRAN, Mar. 04 (MNA) – Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif planted a sapling on Wednesday to highlight the National Tree Planting Day (Arbor Day) which marks the start of the National Week of Natural Resources (March 6-13).

The leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Khamenei and Presiden Hassan Rouhani have also planted salings to mark the day.

Meanwhile, a 1290-hectare forestry project has been launched and put into operation as part of a green belt project around Tehran.

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