Culture Minister, UK Ambassador Plant Fig, Olive Trees as Part of Qur’anic Botanic Garden’s Campaign

Doha, March 17 (QNA) – As part of a campaign launched by the Qur’anic Botanic Garden, HE Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari planted a fig tree, and HE British Ambassador to Qatar Nicholas Hopton planted an olive tree inside the embassy premises, giving the fact that these two trees symbolize peace and generous giving, and were mentioned in the Holy Qur’an.

The event was an initiative by director of the Qur’anic Botanic Garden Fatima Saleh Al Khulaifi to reflect Qatar Foundation’s keenness on environmental development, which is at the core task of the Qur’anic Botanic Garden.
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