• Short Summary

    JORDAN CELEBRATED ARBOR DAY ON JANUARY 15TH WITH THE PLANTING OF THREE AND A HALF MILLION TREES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

  • Description

    JORDAN CELEBRATED ARBOR DAY ON JANUARY 15TH WITH THE PLANTING OF THREE AND A HALF MILLION TREES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. IN THE HUSSEIN STADIUM, PRIME MINISTER SHERIF HUSSEIN BENNASSER WAS WELCOMED BY THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE, MR. KAMEL MUHYIDDIN.

    A READING FROM THE KORAN OPENED THE CEREMONY, THEN AFTER INSPECTING A GUARD OF HONOUR AND SPEECHES, THE PRIME MINISTER DEDICATED THE FIRST OF THE TREES TO BE PLANTED DURING THE DAY.

    ARBOR DAY IS PART OF A NATION-WIDE SCHEME AIMED AT PROMOTING SOIL CULTIVATION AND DESERT RECLAMATION. FINANCED BY PUBLIC DONATIONS, THE TREES ARE PLANTED ON A NATIONAL ONE-DAY HOLIDAY BY JORDANIANS ON SITES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA50QA9NSQH2NHNOOOK4R5DYGQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA50QA9NSQH2NHNOOOK4R5DYGQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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