By planting millions of young trees, the nation is working to foster a new lush green Turkey, said the nation’s president on Monday.

The public is planting 11 million saplings today, Nov. 11 at 11.11 a.m. local time (0811GMT), in the hope of breath for the future in a greener Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a mass tree-planting ceremony in the capital Ankara.

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