Vientiane Capital to plant trees on 300 hectares this year

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Vientiane is making a strong contribution to the country’s efforts to restore forest cover to 70 percent of the total land area by the end of next year, a forestry official has said.
Director of Vientiane’s Department of Agriculture and Forestry, Dr Sayla Nuanthasing, told Vientiane Times yesterday that combined forest (122,500 hectares) and green areas in the capital now extended over 226,000 hectares, which equates to 57.7 percent of the city’s total area of 392,000 hectares.


Somxay Sengdara