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Greening efforts proceed in Kuwait
January 26, 2017, 5:45 pm

Kuwaiti authorities and associations have been pressing ahead with schemes to beautify the country and green as much as possible of the desert land. Latest move in this respect was announced on Thursday by Dr. Ahmad Al-Athari, the general director of the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET), who declared that 100,00 saplings had been distributed for planting in various areas of the country, as part of a project to plant hundreds of thousands of green plants in the country.

PAAET's services department is cooperating with the "green dream" team, which comprises volunteers who have been leading the greenery campaign, which had concluded the first phase that lasted for four months.

The authority has granted 20,000 saplings to Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Popular Heritage Village. It had also distributed 10,000 ones in Kabad and planned to distribute 10,000 more elsewhere.

Moreover, it is involved in greening projects outside mosques, oil companies and on islands. Kuwait's land is largely desert however authorities and associations exert relentless efforts to keep s much of the lands green.

Source: KUNA

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