“My Land is Gold” .. A comprehensive initiative by the Ministry of Culture to reforest fire-affected lands

The Ministry of Culture  has launched  “My Land is  Gold” initiative as part of its contribution to the afforestation campaign launched by the Ministry of Agriculture to plant new sites and reforest lands damaged  by fires.  

The Ministry of Culture said in a statement that  the initiative includes a number of activities and afforestation campaigns for the gardens of the Ministry's directorates and the  fire-affected areas , in addition to holding art exhibitions on the subject of the initiative to promote the culture of love, care and preserve the land.   

According to the statement, the initiative also includes presenting  theatrical   performances,  screening a documentary film  as well as  a book exhibition  which displays a  variety of books on the goals of the initiative  targeting  children and adolescents.

The statement indicated  that the ministry’s  initiative,  will also include artistic and poetry competitions, raising awareness sessions, environmental symposiums , poetry and story evenings, as well as  drawing workshops for children.  

The statement underlined that all the initiative’s activities will deal with the importance of planting trees and the need to preserve forests because of their role in protecting and preserving environment.   

It in noteworthy to mention the Syrian General  Organization for Books   will present the children participating in the initiative with a number  of the organization’s publications .  

Rawaa Ghanam 

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