232 cypress trees planted in Żejtun

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

232 cypress trees have been planted in Triq Strenju in Żejtun.

Writing on Facebook, Żejtun’s mayor Doris Abela said that the local council had expressed its wish to Infrastructure Malta, which was welcomed by its architect. Abela thanked Infrastructure Minister Ian Borg.

Wara diskussjonijiet li kelli xhur ilu mal-Perit ta' Infrastructure Malta dwar ix-xewqa li jitħawlu siġar fiz-Żejtun, b'…

Posted by Doris Abela on Thursday, August 15, 2019

Trees have been uprooted to make space for road widening projects; this sparked a number of protests and symbolic demonstrations urging the government to rethink its plan.

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Watch: More trees get uprooted in Qala

Updated: “Trees have been replanted elsewhere to avoid incidents”

Watch: Vigil takes place for trees and jogging track at Santa Luċija

Photos: Trees felled to start Santa Luċija project