The country is geared to launch the campaign to plant 1.1 million saplings to mark the assumption of office by the President.
The tree planting campaign will mark the birthday and the assumption of office by the leader who changed the destiny of this country. The campaign will be launched at the auspicious time of 10.07a.m and planting of 1.1 million saplings will be completed within 11 minutes. The national function will be held at the President’s House under the patronage of the President. In addition functions will be held at several places including the Galle stadium and the Battaramulla environment Ministry. The Provincial Councils will also join the programme. Projects have been organized by public sector as well as private sector institutions. The government has requested the people to join the programme by planting a tree.