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Supreme Leader of Iran calls for protecting environment, natural resources

09 March 2011 [13:27] - TODAY.AZ
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that the government should pay due attention to protection of environment and natural resources, IRNA reported.

The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution made the remark in a special sapling cultivation ceremony in southwest Tehran in which officials and military commanders were present.

Natural resources are the country's national assets which should be protected for the future generations, said Ayatollah Khamenei.

Officials should prevent destruction of natural resources and help promote green areas around the capital, the Supreme Leader recommended.


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