Chairman of People’s Committee’s Nghe An’s Tan Ky district Pham Van Hoa said the Vietnam Association for Natural & Environment Conservation, a Ha Noi-based non-governmental organization has just officially granted certificate for Vietnam heritage tree to the central province of Nghe An.
Honored ancient tree (Photo) which is at Ke Mui village, Giai Xuan commune, Nghe A measured up 27 meters in height and 25 meters wide. Its tree root is covered by big stones.
Experts said ancient tree in Giai Xuan is only in Vietnam. Before, many people had visited Ke Mui to buy this tree with billions dong but local residents refused to sell it.
Mr. Hoa said Vietnam Heritage Tree is to help improve local awareness in preserving cultural/historical relics and protecting the environment.