The Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, in collaboration with the Party Committee and the People’s Committee of Hoa Binh Province in northern Vietnam, initiated the Tet tree planting movement on Saturday.

During the launching ceremony, it was announced by Huy that young people from all over the country would be planting a total of 1.9 million trees on the day. In the province of Hoa Binh, a remarkable 30,000 trees were planted by the youth.

We are taking the first crucial step towards achieving our goal of planting 100 million trees between 2022 and 2027. This aligns with the prime minister’s vision to nurture and cultivate 100 million trees.

Huy further encouraged the youth to proactively engage in planting, nurturing, and safeguarding a minimum of one tree each within their respective workplaces, educational institutions, and residences.

He has instructed the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union at all levels to devise strategies to utilize technology and undertake digital transformation in the tasks of tree counting and management.

In his address at the ceremony, Do Van Chien, Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, emphasized the importance of efficiently addressing climate change. He highlighted the need for effective measures to prevent, control, and mitigate the impact of natural disasters and diseases. Chien also stressed the significance of managing, exploiting, and utilizing natural resources in a responsible, cost-effective, and sustainable manner. Furthermore, he emphasized the utmost priority of safeguarding the living environment and public health, including the discontinuation of projects that contribute to environmental pollution. Chien underscored the importance of protecting biodiversity and ecosystems and promoting the development of a green and circular economy.

He placed a high value on the importance of the youth in their contribution towards achieving these goals.

“The annual Tet tree planting movement has shown increased efficiency and effectiveness,” Chien remarked.

A young girl in Hoa Binh Province plants trees in response to the Tet tree planting movement. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

A young girl in Hoa Binh Province plants trees in response to the Tet tree planting movement. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

First secretary of the Central Committee of the union Bui Quang Huy speaks at the launching ceremony of the Tet tree planting movement. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

First secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Bui Quang Huy speaks at the launching ceremony of the Tet tree planting movement. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

In Hoa Binh Province, young people and members of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union plant 30,000 trees. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

In Hoa Binh Province, young people and members of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union planted 30,000 trees. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

This land lot in Cao Phong District, Hoa Binh Province will be covered with green soon. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

This land lot in Cao Phong District, Hoa Binh Province will be covered with greenery soon. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

As part of the Tet tree planting initiative, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union has allocated a funding of over VND11.7 billion (US$498,641) to Hoa Binh Province. This funding aims to support poverty alleviation efforts and enable the installation of lighting systems, construction of houses, playgrounds, and toilets for children in the region.

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According to Bui Quang Huy, the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, the largest organization of young people in Vietnam, they will be embarking on a significant initiative this year. The union plans to plant an impressive 20 million trees.

On Saturday, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union partnered with the Party Committee and the People’s Committee of Hoa Binh Province in northern Vietnam to inaugurate the Tet tree planting initiative.

During the launching ceremony, Huy announced that young individuals from all over the country would be participating in planting 1.9 million trees on the designated day. In the Hoa Binh region alone, a substantial total of 30,000 trees were planted by the youth.

As part of our efforts to achieve the goal of planting 100 million trees by 2022-27, we are taking the first step towards realizing the prime minister’s vision of cultivating 100 million trees.

Huy also encouraged each individual to cultivate, nurture, and safeguard a minimum of one tree at their respective workspaces, educational institutions, and abodes.

The directive emphasizes the need for the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union at all levels to devise strategies for integrating technology and digital transformation into the processes of tracking and overseeing tree populations.

During his speech at the ceremony, Do Van Chien, the chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, emphasized the importance of effectively addressing climate change and mitigating the impact of natural disasters and diseases. He also stressed the need for responsible management and utilization of natural resources, prioritizing the protection of the environment and public health. Chien further emphasized the significance of discontinuing projects that contribute to environmental pollution, preserving biodiversity and ecosystems, and promoting the development of a sustainable green and circular economy.

He emphasized the importance of young people’s contribution in accomplishing these objectives.

“The annual Tet tree planting movement has advanced in both practicality and effectiveness,” noted Chien.

A young girl in Hoa Binh Province plants trees in response to the Tet tree planting movement. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

A young girl in Hoa Binh Province plants trees in response to the Tet tree planting movement. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

First secretary of the Central Committee of the union Bui Quang Huy speaks at the launching ceremony of the Tet tree planting movement. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

First secretary of the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Bui Quang Huy speaks at the launching ceremony of the Tet tree planting movement. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

In Hoa Binh Province, young people and members of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union plant 30,000 trees. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

In Hoa Binh Province, young people and members of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union planted 30,000 trees. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

This land lot in Cao Phong District, Hoa Binh Province will be covered with green soon. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

This land lot in Cao Phong District, Hoa Binh Province will be covered with greenery soon. Photo: Ha Thanh / Tuoi Tre

As part of the Tet tree planting initiative, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union has generously allocated a funding of over VND11.7 billion (US$498,641) to Hoa Binh Province. The objective of this financial support is to alleviate poverty, facilitate the installation of lighting systems, and construct houses, playgrounds, and toilets for children in the region.

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