On April 22 there was organized a sapling planting ceremony “We Are All For Very Green Izmir” in Menderes with honouring of the Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and participation of the Minister of Forest and Water Affairs Prof. Dr. Veysel Eroğlu.
As well Bayındır fire region that was burt last year was the second live broadcast spot and the General Director of Forestry Bekir Karacabey attenden the ceremony form there and also planted a seedling.
The Minister of Forest and Water Affairs Prof. Dr. Veysel Eroğlu said: “ On July 2017 there was a forest fire in Menderes. We have afforested thousand hectares and planted 720 thousand saplings. When it finishes this number will have been 900 thousand. Also in Bayındır there was a forest fire on July 25 2017. We designed a project to afforest 16 hectare area and 80% of the project have been completed and totally 700 thousand saplings will be planted in Bayındır.”
The Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said: “ Today we plant these seedlings to maket this land more beautiful. These saplings are a hope fort he future of our country. We have to protect our motherland.”
The Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and the Minister of Forest and Water Affairs Prof. Dr. Veysel Eroğlu planted a seedling on behalf of theier own and the President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in burt area.