April 24, 2015

Another tree planting action takes place in Baku

Following the initiative of Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA Public Association Leyla Aliyeva, 21 large trees were planted instead of 16 cut down trees at 109, Samad Vurghun Street, Baku, April 24.


Over 100 young people from different places of the capital joined the tree planting action supported by Nasimi district Executive Authority. It was informed during the event that 125 complaints were received from the citizens in connection with illegal cutting down trees in the city of Baku in the course of the last one-year period within the framework of the programme “No To Cutting Down Of Trees”, a joint project by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and IDEA Public Association, and works have been carried out towards their positive solution. As a result of successful implementation of the programme, significant reduction in the cases of destruction of greeneries in the capital is observed. 

The objective of IDEA’s greenery planting projects is to restore the environmental balance, contribute to the nature, draw attention of people to preservation of trees and shrubs, as well as to strengthen the public control in protection of the environment. 

IDEA Public Association invites people to contribute to protection of the greenery in the city of Baku and inform of illegal cutting down of trees they face using the hot line (via all mobile operators and city phones - 1113).