Under the theme of “Hedana Ratata - Wadena Gasak” National Tree planting program, which was coordinated by the Central Environmental Authority was held on 1st of January 2020 to mark the beginning of the New Year. . The National program was held at the Mahamewna Uyana, Anuradhapura with the participation of Hon. S M Chandrasena, Minister of Land, Land Development, Wildlife and Environment. Parallel to the National tree planting program H/E the president Gotabaya Rajapaksha also planted a tree in the President’s House at the auspicious time. At the same time the tree planting programs were held in each and every government institution. Moreover the Central Environmental Authority conducted a tree planting program in all regional offices and also in the head office premises to mark the event.