In the week of natural resources, Hazrat Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, planted two fruit seedlings on March 8th, 2017.
According to the information center of National Elites FoundationHazrat Ayatollah Khamenei pointed out the importance of green space and vegetation in the country, stating: the majority of problems caused by dunes and air pollutants is due to lack of sufficient vegetation. Given the climatic conditions and the spread of desert areas in the country, preserving of vegetation is of paramount importance.
According to the Supreme Leader of Iran, some of the privileges of green space in Iran are various numbers of medicinal plants and north forests. He added: the valuable north forests are some of the most unique jungles of the world. However, some businessmen are destroying our forests and resources of the country regardless of national interests. Therefore, these forests must be kept safe from these people.
He also conveyed: officials of forests, grasslands and farmlands must pay special attention to their jobs and preserve this enormous national asset of the country.
In addition, the Supreme Leader of Iran marked the distinctive features of Iranian fruits and deplored the import of fruits, expressing: fruit import is wrong and should be avoided, with the exception of necessary items.
At end of this event, the Supreme Leader of Iran regarded the planting event as the symbol of respect people have for verdant nature of Iran, adding: we all should be grateful for this divine blessing.