TEHRAN – Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged the Iranian people to attach high importance to the protection of green space.
The Leader made the remarks on Wednesday during a ceremony held in Tehran to commemorate National Natural Resources Week.
“I want officials and the people to attach importance to the issue of green space and not allow the country to become deprived of this great gift from God,” he said.
Elsewhere in his remarks, Ayatollah Khamenei underlined the need for greater resolve to deal with the issue of dust storms, saying that all governmental departments should cooperate harmoniously in this regard and take the measures necessary to tackle the issue.
During the ceremony, the Leader also planted one sapling.
Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and Agricultural Jihad Minister Mahmoud Hojjati attended the ceremony.