World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey has launched a project to plant 10 million young trees in honor of Belarusians, the country's Forestry and Water Minister Veysel Eroglu said on Thursday.
Güncelleme Tarihi: 30 Mart 2018, 09:07
The minister’s remark came during his meeting with Belarusian Ambassador to Ankara Andrei Savinykh at his office.
Eroglu -- who is also Turkey-Belarus Joint Economic Commission (JEC) co-chairman -- said the project of planting young trees have already been launched in Turkey.
"Belarus has a population of 10 million. In Turkey, we are planting a young tree for each Belarusian,” he said, and hoped the project would be completed before the JEC co-chairman and Belarusian deputy prime minister’s next visit to Turkey.