PHICHIT, 5 June 2014 – Phichit province has planted 9,999 trees to celebrate the World Environment Day and to honor His Majesty the King.
Phichit province held a tree planting ceremony to commemorate the World Environment Day and to honor His Majesty the King. Deputy Governor of Phichit province Mongkol Suksai presided over the ceremony along with top related officials.
The event was aimed at instilling locals the need to protect the environment and the importance of having trees. Students, along with environmental volunteers, joined in to plant 9,999 trees that is meant to underline current environmental problems and to make locals realize the importance of trees.
The trees planted comprised of 19 different species and were meant to educate local students and participants about the need to protect the environment and look after trees. The event was also held to commemorate World Environment Day, which was set up by the United Nations (UN) to be June 5 of every year.