Ho Chi Minh City launches ten-million tree planting campaign

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee has just issued a plan for the “Planting one billion trees in the city in the period of 2021-2025” project of the Prime Minister, bringing more green spaces, shades, climate regulation and people’s health protection.
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Accordingly, the city launched a ten-million tree planting campaign in order to protect the ecological environment and deal with climate change. The Municipal People's Committee encouraged each person to plant a tree with the purpose of "For a green Vietnam".

The trees are recommended to plant at parks, green spaces at streets, offices, schools and residential areas with a total implementation cost of over VND1,000 billion (nearly US$44 million), including around VND481 billion (US$21 million) from the state budget and over VND551 billion (US$24 million) from socialization source. 

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