Japanese team contributes to forest restoration at Changunarayan

16th Jul, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew

CHANGU, July 16: A team of 30 Japanese nationals that is presently on Nepal visit with a view to contributing to the conservation of World Heritage sites of religious, cultural and archeological importance here planted saplings of the Chaanp plant in the Changunarayan area.

A joint team from the Japan's Yokohama City University and Yamada Bee Company arrive in Nepal every year in July to join hands in the efforts to restore the Chaanp forest in the Changunarayan Temple area.

The team, with the help of locals, Saturday, planted 2,883 saplings in the Changu Community Forest adjoining to the temple area.

So far, over 10 thousand saplings of 13 species have been planted here since the 2071 BS with the help of locals, according to programme coordinator Balram Shrestha.