June 2nd, 2016, Takila, Lhuentse: A new tree planting record by 100 Bhutanese women in one hour has been set at Takila, Lhuentse. A total of 49,718 tress of different species were planted. The previous record set last year by 100 Bhutanese men at Kuenselphodrang, Thimphu, was 49,672 tree seedlings, 46 tree seedlings lesser than the women.
– from Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Minister of Agriculture and Forests
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