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Planting trees to protect the Nyarwonga ravine


Apr 3, 2023

BUJUMBURA April 3rd (ABP) – The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation, Ambassador Albert Shingiro, accompanied by members of the diplomatic corps and representatives of international organizations joined Thursday, March 30, 2023, at the provincial administration of Bujumbura (western Burundi) and that of Kabezi commune, in community work which consisted of planting trees to protect the Nyarwonga ravine located at the Nyabage sub-hill of Ramba hill, a check on the site by ABP has revealed.

Mr. Shingiro spoke to the press about the significance of that activity. He pointed out that their participation is to contribute to the flagship program of the government “Ewe Burundi Urambaye”, consisting in planting trees on all the hills of the country and also responding to the 13th objective of the United Nations which is the protection of the environment.

Minister Shingiro urged Burundians to plant trees because the government recommends that if you cut down one tree, plant two.

The dean of the ambassadors, the Chinese ambassador to Burundi Zhao Jiang Ping gave her impressions which are all good and indicated that it is good to plant trees to beautify the country and protect the environment, while pointing out that They should have come back to do an assessment and pick the jackfruit they planted.