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Precision Air plants 1000 trees around Mount Kilamnjaro

Posted 16 May 2018 · Add Comment

Tanzania’s leading airline Precision Air services has taken part in preserving the environment around Mt. Kilimanjaro.

 

This was achieved by the tree planting activity which involved Precision Air staff together with the District Council and the community in the area. A total of 1000 trees were planted in Siha in an area located between Kilimanjaro National Park and Ngarony Village.

Precision Air’s Marketing and Corporate Communications Manager, Hillary Mremi said, Precision Air feels obliged to protect Mt.Kilimanjaro as it has a direct impact on it’s business.

“Mt.Kilimanjaro is taking good care of us as a company and as a nation through tourism, so we all have the responsibility to take care of our mountain and the environment at large” said Mremi.

Precision Air has been operating into Kilimanjaro for 24 years and as one of the key stakeholders in the tourism industry this was its way of giving back to the society around Mount Kilimanjaro which is one of the key tourist attractions in the country.

On the other hand the Siha District Forest Officer, Mr.Lazaro Mwaluko said Precision Air has set a good example for other stakeholders. It’s time now we take concrete actions to protect our environment so that the future generation can equally enjoy the beauty of our country such as Mt.Kilimanjaro and the rest.

Mount Kilimanjaro is It is the highest mountain in Africa, standing at about 5,895 meters above sea level. Mt. Kilimanjaro is also the longest “freestanding” mountain in the world.

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