Kazan sets a new green record – over half a million trees have been planted in 11 years
In 2021, 26,500
trees and over 13 thousand shrubs were planted in Kazan, Chair of the Land
Improvement Committee Igor Salyakhutdinov reported to the Mayor of Kazan Ilsur
Metshin at the annual meeting on the results of work. For eleven years, since
2011, 543.2 thousand trees have been planted in the capital of Tatarstan – this
is a new green record for the city.
“Kazan is a
city where the number of new trees has increased the number of vehicles, - I.Metshin
said. - Ten years ago, the situation was different, the number of cars exceeded
the number of trees, despite the fact that there were fewer cars by one and a
half times than today. Then we set a goal - to significantly increase the rate
of planting and today we see the result”.
reference, there are about 460,000 cars in Kazan.
Kulyazhev, Deputy Head of the Executive Committee in charge of land improvement
issues, took part in the traditional annual report.