Saudi Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Center for Vegetation Development and Combating Desertification, Eng. Abdulrahman Al-Fadhli launched on Sunday the executive plan for the National Forestry Program.
The program falls within the objectives of the Saudi Vision 2030 to preserve the environment and protect natural resources and plant 10 billion trees as part of the Saudi Green Initiative.
The Vegetation Center has completed a detailed strategic scientific feasibility study that would allow the Kingdom to achieve its goal of planting 10 billion trees.
The goal is in line with the Kingdom's national and international commitment to address environment and climate challenges and improve the quality of life of citizens.