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10 years of military-civilian make ecological forest in Gobi Desert


09:03, December 23, 2011

The picture taken in 2007 shows that the leaders of the Alashan Military Sub-Command of the PLA are planting trees in “Century Forest of the Youth.” (China Military Online/Guo Jianyue and Wu Yuanjin)

In 2002, Chen Dongzheng, chairman of the board of directors of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SE), and his team went into the depth of the Gobi Desert in north China’s Inner Mogolia to plant trees together with the officers and men of the Alashan Military Sub-Command of the Inner Mogolia Military Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to contain the dust storm. The 10 years of the military and civilian joint efforts witness great ecological improvement in the area.

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