THE TREE PLANTING EVENT WAS HELD IN THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF AFGHANISTAN
On the 3rd of February 2021, a tree planting event was held in the “Peace” garden of the Herat State University of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in honor of the 30th anniversary of Independence of Turkmenistan and the announcement of the year 2021 as the “International Year of Peace and Trust”.
The event was attended by the heads and representatives of the Herat State University, chiefs of the organizations from the sector of agriculture, animal husbandry and nature protection of Afghanistan, the elders of the Herat province, as well as the representatives of the Herat municipality.
The speakers of the event noted that Turkmenistan was the first to respond to the call of the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on planting the trees. Thus, in the person of its Consulate General in Herat, Turkmenistan provided to the Afghan side 500 tree seedlings.
It was also stated that this assistance stands as a sign of peace and friendship, as well as the wise foreign policy of the President of Turkmenistan towards Afghanistan.