The Second Monsoon Tree-growing Ceremony for 2023 of the Families of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army, Navy and Air) took place near Yezin Dam in Zeyathiri Township of Nay Pyi Taw on 14 July. The Chairman of the State Administration Council (SAC) Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and wife attended the ceremony and planted precious teak sapling.
The senior officers and wives, and military personnel and families also planted the saplings at their designated place while the SAC Chairman Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services and wife, and party viewed round the participation of officers,other ranks and families in tree-growing activities.
Today’s ceremony, those families planted a total of 3,528 saplings, including 1,764 teak, 882 Manjansha, and 882 gum-kino plants. Aiming at conserving environment and ecosystem, they have grown 188,055 precious trees, perennial trees, shade plants and windbreaks around Yezin Dam for 37 times from 2011 to the second ceremony in 2023.
Simultaneously, various military commands across the country organized their respective monsoon tree-growing ceremonies, and growing of precious trees, industrial crops, perennial trees, shade plants and windbreaks. Notably, Nay Pyi Taw Command grew 9,500 trees, Northern Command 21,310 trees, North-East Command 21,258 trees, Eastern Command 11,445 trees, Eastern Central Command 21,999 trees, Triangle Region Command 14,322 trees, South-East Command 13,273 trees, Coastal Region Command 12,964 trees, Yangon Command 17,286 trees, South-West Command 7,195 trees, Western Command 15,962 trees, North-West Command 8,713 trees, Central Command 35,247 trees and Southern Command 13,200 trees with the participation of commanders and officials. The whole Tatmadaw planted 227,202 trees on 14 July.
Also present at the ceremony were Daw Kyu Kyu Hla, wife of the Senior General, SAC Vice-Chairman Deputy Commander- in-Chief of Defence Services Commander-in-Chief (Army) Vice-Senior General Soe Win, wife of the Chief of the General Staff (Army, Navy and Air), Commander-in-Chief (Navy) and wife, Commander- in-Chief (Air) and wife, senior military officers from the Office of the Commander-in-Chief and wives, Union level officials and wives, senior trainee officers of the National Defence College, officers, other ranks and families from the offices and departments of the Commander-in-Chief (Army).
Source: GNLM (15-7-2023)
- At the second monsoon tree-growing ceremony for 2023 of the Families of the Office of the Commander-in-Chief (Army, Navy and Air), the SAC Chairman Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services and wife planted precious teak sapling.
- Today’s ceremony, those families planted a total of 3,528 saplings, including 1,764 teak, 882 Manjansha, and 882 gum-kino plants. The whole Tatmadaw planted 227,202 trees.