"City will plant 1 million trees a year"

Turkey: Mayor Menderes Türel opens the AIPH GreenCity Conference Antalya

The Mayor of Antalya, Menderes Türel, opened the AIPH GreenCity Conference at the Congress Centre, Expo 2016 Antalya, Turkey, this morning. At this conference, the use of ‘living green’ as a vital component of city development will be demonstrated.

At the opening, Türel announced that the city will plant 1 million trees a year.

AIPH posted this picture of Mayor of Antalya Menderes Türel on their Twitter page

Speakers from Turkey and around the world will illustrate how Green Cities can become a reality and how this will benefit the lives of citizens now and in the future.

The Conference is sponsored by the AIPH-approved A1 International Horticultural Exhibition, Expo 2016 Antalya, and will fit the Expo theme of ‘Flowers and Children - A Green Life for Future Generations’. The EXPO site, a 112-hectare exhibit area, will include exhibition spaces for participant countries to introduce their gardening cultures, as well as a number of structures for entertaining, education, culture and business. It is taking place from 23 April to 30 October 2016.

For more information
Tim Briercliffe, AIPH Secretary General
Email: sg@aiph.org
T: +44 (0) 118 9308956
M: +44 (0) 7885 750324
Follow AIPH on Twitter @AIPHglobal

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