This program has been designated a certified commemoration project by the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam to welcome the 45th anniversary of Vietnam - Japan diplomatic relations.
Photos: Ngoc TramSpeaking at the ceremony, Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung expressed his gratitude to AEON Group, saying that this is a practical work of the Japanese Group to effectively implement the commitment on protecting environment when investing in Hanoi as well as accompany with the “Hanoi one-million tree planting” project.
The saplings are grown from seeds using a variety of sakura tree from Fukuoka, which has a similar climate to Hanoi, in order to ensure that they adapt to the local environment 200 volunteers will plant 500 saplings, hoping the Park will become a scenic spot for sakura blossoms.
“Embarking the vision of facilitating a dynamic and exciting community, we are committed to leverage our capabilities and experiences to create a modern and green lifestyle. Bringing the typical type of tree from Japan, we expect to beautify Hanoi in particular and Vietnam in general with the elegance and purity of sakura. We are very happy to see a more poetic Hanoi adorned by sakura trees”, said Mr. Iwamura Yasutsugu, General Director of AEONMALL Vietnam.
Earlier in March of 2017, AEONMALL Vietnam also planted very first 200 sakura trees at the Hoa Binh Park as a proof of its commitment to donating 3,000 sakura trees to Hanoi.
Despite the initial difficulties regarding the difference of weather and land conditions, the existing sakura trees planted are growing lushly, thanks to the efforts of every single person, from studying, planting and tending the trees. Their efforts paid off when the survival rate of sakura trees planted increase from very low to approximately 90%.
“We will continue our effort to care for each individual tree and make this place becoming scenic spot for cherry blossom site to enlighten the local community and enrich people’s lives,” added Mr. Iwamura Yasutsugu./.