THE APPEAL TO PLANT 1,5 MILLION TREES FINDS A WARM RESPONSE
By Hovik Afyan
March 30 2010
February 19 issue of "Azg" daily has informed that World Armenian
Congress and representatives of the youth organizations of the Union
of Armenians in Russia have put forward an initiative under heading
"In commemoration of the innocent martyr"; they have decided to plant
1,5 million trees in Yerevan until the 100th anniversary (in five
years) of the Armenian Genocide, to create a Park of Rebirth.
The Union of Armenians in Russia has called on the Armenian youth
organizations to participate in the tree planting perpetuating the
memory of each victim of the Armenian Genocide.
The appeal to plant 1,5 million trees finds a warm response. The
Union of Armenians in Russia has announced the start of the five-year
tree-planting program from March 31. On that day, a tree planting will
be held in the schoolyards of N169 secondary school after Shiraz and
N163 school, also N174 kindergarten, as well as in the territory of
the metropolitan regiment of the Armenian Army.
All the educational centers have shown great enthusiasm for
participating in the tree planting perpetuating the memory of 1,5
million victims of the Armenian Genocide.