30 million trees planted with seedsEnvironment
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Within the “One Billion Trees” national movement framework, Ulaanbaatar city plans to plant 120 million trees, 55 million trees for reforestation and rehabilitation on 12 million hectares of land, and 65 million trees designed for the apartment building areas of the city.
In the arrangement of public-private partnership, the city office will cooperate with 15 enterprises to start tree breeding on 6 hectares of land and to cultivate more than 110 species of trees, bushes, natural perennial plants, and ephemeral flowers of 25 types. According to the Capital City Training, Research, and Public Relations Agency, 30 million trees and bushes were planted with seeds this year.
The department also introduced the work carried out within the framework of the “One Billion Trees” national movement and the establishment of the “Unity Park” named after the President. The amount of green space per person in the capital is 5.1 square meters. In the program of the action plan of the Governor of the Capital City, it is planned to increase to eight square meters. According to the World Health Organization, the green space in urban areas should be more than nine square meters.
In this regard, 15 million
trees will be planted in “Unity Park,” and the rest will be planted for special
and limited public needs. The park will be built on 20,480 hectares of land of
the Bayanzurkh Khairkhan and is intended to be a unified center for tourism,
sports, forestry, and landscaping.