Govt to honor martyrs by planting 3m saplings: Anisul


DHAKA, July 15, 2018 (BSS)- Environment and Forests Minister Anisul Islam
Mahmud today said the government planned to plant some three million saplings
to honor the martyrs of the Liberation War.

“To honour the three million martyrs in the Liberation War we have planned
to plant three million saplings across the country on the occasion of tree
fair and tree plantation campaign which will start on July 18,” he said
at a press briefing at the Secretariat here.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to inaugurate the campaign at
Bangabandhu International Conference Center on the day, said a press release.

This year’s theme of the programme is “Live in green, save green, nature
decorate with green”.

Mahmud called upon all people of the country to help the government to plant
saplings in memory of the martyrs and said this initiative would help bringing a
new dimension in the campaign.