XIANNING - Ren Zhenhe (Party Secretary) and other main municipal leaders on Monday morning, a bright and beautiful day in spring, led more than 200 cadres and the masses to participate in voluntary tree planting by Sanba River in Xian’an Economic Development Zone.
After got off the car Ren trudged through the mud to the planting place where he held a spade to dig and tamp, planting trees with cadres and the masses. He asked about afforestation and forestry development in recent years in the whole city while planting trees.
According to Municipal Forestry Bureau in recent years Xianning steadily promotes afforestation at the speed of 300 thousand mu per year and the afforestation presents the pattern of responsibility system, diversified mechanism, large-scale base, optimized seedlings, plate-based industry, institutionalized supervision.
Ren said that afforestation will not only benefit today’s people, but also future generations. Ecology is the richest resource of Xianning and green is the most distinctive brand of Xianning. We should strengthen national green consciousness and ecological civilization concept to the height of implementing scientific outlook on development, protecting green homeland and building ecological civilization.
The tree planting was in full swing at the planting place. Some were digging with a spade, some were backfilling fresh soil, and others were watering. After a while photinia fraseri and osmanthus fragrans stood upright at the both banks one by one. Seeing these newly planted green trees Ren was very pleased. He asked the heads of the forestry departments to enhance later management and protection, ensuring every tree to grow well.
Ren required that all departments should implement “three-dimensional outline” of market, green and people’s livelihood, and firmly establish the concept of “fortune relies on green” to promote scientific development and green development. Now it’s a good season to plant trees, so it should combine the building of National Forest City and present “green southern Hubei and fragrant Xianning” action to unfold a vigorous campaign for afforestation and voluntary tree planting, providing green support for scientific development and leapfrog development of Xianning.
Hu Jianhua, Wang Yuanhe, Wang Hanqiao, Wu Hui, Yu Honglan, Cheng Qunlin, Zhang Fangsheng, Hu Yujun participated in voluntary tree planting.
According to statistics they planted about 1000 saplings altogether, such as photinia fraseri, osmanthus fragrans, flowering peach, weeping willow, etc. By Zhu Zhe and Fu Qiang (www.xnnews.com.cn)