Owing to the initiative of Catholicos Patriarch of Georgia, the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia begins to implement large-scale green iniative for public schools.
Within the framework of the project, Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport, Mikheil Batiashvili and Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture - Levan Davitashvili participated in the process of planting trees together with the students of the 117th Public School.
From March 29, 2019, in Tbilisi and Rustavi, 16000 trees will be planted. Today, owing to the initiative of the Patriarch, we launched this large-scale project. It is important that the students spend their free time in a green environment. The initiative will continue and I hope every student will be involved in the proces"- said the minister.
In order to enhance the awareness of the students on environmental issues, the Scientific Research Center of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia handed fruit trees to the Ministry of Education Science and Sport. In the first stage of the project, the yards of public schools in Tbilisi and Rustavi will be enhanced with the abovementioned plants.
On the initiative of the Ministry, planting of greenery in various educational institutions will be held in the future.