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DiplomaticQuarter: US chargé d’affaires praises Al-Jouf Green Oasis Initiative

RIYADH: Martina Strong, chargé d’affaires of the US Embassy in Riyadh, praised the Al-Jouf Green Oasis Initiative that aims to protect nature by planting trees in the region.

The US chargé d’affaires to the Kingdom accompanied by a delegation visited the Al-Jouf region, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Atif Al-Sharaan, mayor of Al-Jouf region, received the delegation in Sakaka and discussed issues of mutual interest.

During the visit, Al-Sharaan briefed Strong on the initiative, previously launched by Prince Faisal bin Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz, governor of Al-Jouf region.

The initiative aims to plant as many as one million trees within 10 years…

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