President al-Assad and Mrs. Asma participate in afforestation of Harsh al-Tufaha area in al-Drekish countryside

Tartous, SANA- President Bashar al-Assad and Mrs. Asma al-Assad on Wednesday participated, with more than 300 students of the voluntary teams of the Syrian Students, in the afforestation of Harsh al-Tufaha (Apple Forest) area in al-Drekish countryside which was affected by the fires last year.

President al-Assad and Mrs. Asma’s  participation comes within the framework of a national voluntary campaign which was launched weeks ago and will continue to the end of next March with participation of a number of syndicates, organizations and NGOs, and aims at cultivating millions of forest and fruit plants in various Syrian provinces.

Hala Zain

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