Jordan celebrated today the tree day which is considered here a national day & a holiday.
Lady speaking, Prince Hassan giving speech on the occasion, Prince Hassan planting tree, kids planting trees.
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Background: Jordan celebrated today the tree day which is considered here a national day & a holiday. Several celebrations took placed in various parts of Jordan but the major one, under Husseins patronage was in Naour, 25 KLM west of Amman., and it was attended by Crown Prince Hassan & Princes Tharwat., his wife. This celebration was dedicated to the children who were invited to attend the plantation of the first tree at a wood to be called Children Forest. Ministry of Agriculture planning to plant five million trees during those celebrations through out Jordan, this year. Trees being so fe in Jordan and to encourage their plantation, the Jordanian government announcement a certain day annually as a national day dedicated for trees plantation.
There are 1.25 million ??? of ???, ??? of which 150 thousand ??? are planted by trees. The fruit tree are 392 thousand gives 120 thousand JDS yearly. The woodland forest estimated of 10 million JDS.