President and Ethiopian artists plant trees at Presidential Palace
Addis Ababa, August 23, 2019 (FBC) –President Sahle-Work Zewde, together with Ethiopian artists, has planted trees in the premises of the National Palace.
The President thanked the artists for energizing and mobilizing the people in the tree planting campaign held on July 29, 2019 at a national level.
Ethiopians planted more than 353 million trees in a 12-hour effort on July 29, marking a new world record.
The initial target was 200 million trees.
India is the current world record holder by planting 50 million trees in one day.