Planting 2000 ornamental and fruit trees in Port Said schools and gardens as part of the President's initiative
According to the report about 635,000 trees and palm tress have been so far implanted in new cities across the various Egyptian governorates.
The initiaitive is planned to be completed over seven years.
Egypt began implementing the Presidential Initiative to plant 100 million trees in 9,900 sites across governorates on an area of up to 6600 acres suitable for tree forests or gardens and to provide the necessary agricultural seedlings.
Since ancient times, trees occupy a great place in the hearts of mankind.
Garbage has been removed from the landfills to be replaced with trees, in a way to change the places into aesthetic areas and purify air from pollutants, the statement added.
The trees would be planted on an area of 2,700 feddans (one feddan equals 1.03 acre) in the public parks nationwide to make up for trees cut by humans and to reduce air pollutants.
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