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15 July 2015

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Planting Trees for a Greener Hunan: the 5th Xiaoxiang Friendship Award-Winners' Joint Efforts

Wang Guishu, head of the HAFEA, makes a short speech.
 
The winners of the 5th Xiaoxiang Friendship Award and their families together with the leaders from the Hunan Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (HAFEA) and the Forestry Department of Hunan Province, planted the trees despite the rain on the afternoon of Sept. 29. These trees standing for “peace, friendship and bless” are planted to express their active support to building a greener Hunan and wish for protecting the environment. It is one of the series activities organized by the HAFEA for foreign experts in Hunan to express their love to and concern for Hunan.
 

Putting up the name tag after the tree-planting
 
Lu Xiangli, deputy head of the HAFEA introduced the foreign guests and Wang Guishu, head of the HAFEA gave a short speech. Diyorbek Isroilov, on behalf of the friendship award recipients, made a speech before the tree-planting. As he said, Hunan has become their second hometown, and a greener Hunan will definitely make the quickly developing Hunan even better. The Magnolia grandiflora were then planted, and delegates from different countries also put up their name tags to show their concerted efforts for a greener Hunan.
 

Donald Wallace Pereira and the tree he planted
 
Reported by Qiu Xian