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Trees planted in honour of Royal Family

Trees planted in honour of Royal Family

MONDAY, August 07, 2017

A tree-growing project to boost Thailand’s green space, give merit for HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn's 65th birthday anniversary and express deep gratitude to HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and HM Queen Sirikit, has been launched in the Central province of Ayutthaya.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha presided over the “Pracha Rat Rumjai Plook Tonmai Hai Phaendin” (“state-private collaboration to grow trees for the motherland”) project launch on Monday at the Learning Centre for Natural Resources and Environment Management in Bang Ban district. 

Trees planted in honour of Royal Family
The project, hosted by the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry, the Interior Ministry and allies aims to add at least 50,000 rai (8,000 hectares) of forest nationwide in five years. The project launch saw volunteers plant trees in 205 spots at the same time.
People are encouraged to collect free plants from the Royal Forest Department's forest seed centres across the country until September 15, and 10 million plants have been prepared for distribution for the cause. 
In Chon Buri's Sattahip district, Navy Wives Association president Pranee Areenit on Monday presided over a ceremony to offer blessings to Queen Sirikit and launch a jasmine fragrant rice-growing project to mark the auspicious occasion of her 85th birthday anniversary on August 12.

Trees planted in honour of Royal Family
The rice paddies were expected to be harvested on December 5, the late monarch’s birthday anniversary, as a gesture to honour both the late King Bhumibol and HM Queen Sirikit, who have promoted rice-growing to provide main meals for Thais.
In Phitsanulok’s Muang district, provincial governor Supachai Eiumsuwan led a ceremony in which officials and public members planted 6,000 trees along the public canal banks in Tambon Ban Krang.

Trees planted in honour of Royal Family

The event was held to mark King Maha Vajiralongkorn's 65th birthday anniversary and his mother Queen Sirikit’s 85th birthday anniversary.