Residents of “the happiest country in the world” Bhutan celebrate a happy event in the family happy with their monarchs – the birth of a son. In honor of the birth of the Prince of the people of the country will plant thousands of trees 108.
The firstborn of the crawl of Khesar Jigme Namgyel Wangchuk and his wife Queen of Jetsun PEMA wangchuck was born on the 5th of February.
In Buddhism the number 108 is considered sacred, and the tree – a sign of beauty, longevity, health and compassion. Large-scale planting of trees across the country will have not only symbolic, but also practical. In Bhutan from time to time there are landslides and the soil is loose and unstable. The roots of planted trees will help to strengthen the ground. Typically, residents in Bhutan is planted juniper, sandalwood trees, Bodhi trees, cypresses and oaks.
In the tree planting involved more than a hundred thousand people. They do it willingly and with joy. In addition to volunteers to this case connect the Ministers and even the opposition.
Recall that the firstborn of the crawl of Khesar Jigme Namgyel Wangchuk and his wife Queen of Jetsun PEMA wangchuck was born on the 5th of February.
In honor of the birth of the Prince in Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan, was opened the “Garden of happiness” in which travelers from around the world can plant a tree with their country.