Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Minister of Peace, Muferiat Kamil, have initiated the national seedling plantation with the people of Gamo Gofa Zone.

The Prime Minister has been mobilizing the wider public since the last few weeks and is today taking part in the national campaign in Gamo Gofa, an area in the southern part of the country.

More than 200 million seedlings are expected to be planted today both in rural and urban areas of the country.

In addition to citizens, Ambassadors and employees of other different continental and international organizations are also participating in the campaign.

Ethiopia has planned to plant more than 4 billion seedlings in a year; walta reports.