Turkey is gearing up to plant 11 million saplings on Monday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
“On Nov. 11, which was declared as the National Forestation Day, we will plant 11 million saplings,” Erdogan said in a tweet on Sunday.
“We expect great support from our citizens to spread love for trees and forests, and leave the legacy of a greener Turkey for our children,” he added.
Turkey will kick off its biggest environmental festival to date on Nov. 11 at 11:11 a.m. local time (0811GMT).
Turkey’s Agriculture and Forestry Ministry launched a campaign, Breath for the Future in late October.
The ministry will