Chipinge commemorates national tree planting day

Steve Ephraem

Chipinge has commemorated the 2022 National Tree Day today.

Forestry Commission’s District Forestry and Extension Officer Robinson Toronga addresses participants

The event which took place at Chipinge Town Council park saw several Chipinge stakeholders taking part in it.

Chipinge District Development Coordinator, Mr William Mashava plants his tree.

The tree planting ceremony was led by the Forest Commission’s District Forestry and Extension Officer, Robinson Toronga.

Herentals College Chipinge’s head Ms Tinashe Muneta plants her tree.

Private learning institution, Herentals College Chipinge is the one that donated the trees to Chipinge Town Council for this year’s re-greening exercise.

Zimbabwe Republic Police’s Sup Chinyan’anya plants his tree

District Development Coordinator for Chipinge Mr William Mashava was guest of honour and he planted his tree.

Chipinge East Schools Inspector Mahwire plants his tree

Speaking to this publication on the sidelines of the event, Herentals College Chipinge School Head, Ms Tinashe Muneta said that the school is complimenting the government policy on green cities.

“The government is implementing the concept of green cities. We are just implementing what is encouraged by the central government.

Herentals College Head Girl Patience Sibiya gives a speech during the tree planting ceremony

“Planting of trees help conserve our environment. We are also mourning 10 people who lost lives in Matebeleland South who died conserving the environment by fighting a bush fire. We honour them by planting these trees,” she said.

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