President urges all Sri Lankans to plant a sapling tomorrow

President urges all Sri Lankans to plant a sapling tomorrow

April 14, 2019   05:20 pm

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A custom of tree planting has been added to this year’s Sinhala and Tamil New Year customs. 

The auspicious time to plant a sapling is 11.17 a.m. tomorrow (15), facing the East, suitably wearing a white dress.

President Maithripala Sirisena has appealed to all Sri Lankans to plant a sapling or a seed at the auspicious time 11.17 a.m. tomorrow, thus fulfilling the individual responsibility for the sake of the future generation and sustenance of environment, the PMD said.

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