Since the dawn of civilization man has a close relation with nature. Man has made friendship with nature. Nature helps us in many ways. Similarly trees are closely related to our life. They are our friends. Trees play an important role in our life and economy. It is needless to speak the importance of trees. It is not possible to describe the importance and uses of trees in world. They are part and parcel in our day to day life. We cannot think our existence without trees. In this regard the Vocational Training Authority together with GIZ VTN Project organized a tree planting ceremony on 18th November 2016 at district vocational training center in Mullalitivu. The staff and vocational trainees from VTA Mullaitivu actively participated in this ceremony.