The Supreme Leader remarks came on Monday commemorating the National Arbor Day in Tehran.
The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said Iranian officials should prevent the damaging of the country’s natural resources.
“The officials in charge should stop the usurpers from damaging the forests and natural resources, especially near big cities,” The Supreme Leader stated.
March 6 is the national Arbor Day in Iran in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant trees.
The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei further said the reasonable use of natural resources would not cause damage to the environment as such resources can be revived by planting trees.