Navy, Chaweewan Farm Co. plant trees for HM the Queen’s birthday

Friday, 24 August 2012 From Issue Vol. XX No. 34 By  Phasakorn Channgam

The Royal Thai Navy and Chaweewan Farm Co. marked HM the Queen’s 80th birthday by planting trees over five rai in Sriracha.

Rear Adm. Thawee Phikulthong, chief of staff for the Royal Thai Marine Corps, and Chaweewan Khampa, president of the Royal Poultry Association of Thailand and CEO of Chaweewan Farm Co. presided over the Aug. 13 planting of 150 saplings at Panawan Smartland Sriracha.

Rear Adm. Thawee Phikulthong plants a tree dedicated to HM the Queen. Rear Adm. Thawee Phikulthong plants a tree dedicated to HM the Queen.

Chaweewan said the planting was part of the company’s “Green Thailand” project begun in 2008 with the goal of restoring and returning plants back to the nature for Thailand to become green again.

“With help of the media, we can build and plant awareness regarding nature and campaign for planting trees in Sriracha,” she said.

Among the kinds of trees planted were Burmese rosewood, cassia fistula, yang and others.

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