Ben Tre to plant 10 million more trees by 2025

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(VOVWORLD) - The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has launched a campaign to plant 10 million new trees until 2025 as part of the government’s call for a billion more trees in the next five years. 
 Ben Tre to plant 10 million more trees by 2025 - ảnh 1Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh (C) plants trees in Ben Tre province on January 2, 2021. (Photo: Nam An/ Vnexpress)

At a launching ceremony on Saturday, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, said, “Trees help prevent natural disasters, soil erosion, and floods while improving the air quality and ecological environment. They also bring economic benefits, improving people’s lives and contributing to socio-economic development."

"I hope that the tree-planting campaign of Ben Tre province will reap success and set a shining example for other localities.”

After the launching ceremony, Ben Tre started planting trees on major roads, urban areas, and tourist spots.