Nations index: L-Z

A list of countries from L-Z, whose heads of state, both previous and present, have planted an olive tree on behalf of their country in the Grove of Nations in Jerusalem.
  • Latvia: President Vaira Vike Freiberga

    The President of Latvia planted a tree in the Grove of Nations on February 21, 2006.
  • Liberia: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Liberia: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia in West Africa planted a tree in Jerusalem, in the Grove of Nations, at a ceremony held on June 6, 2016.
  • Lithuania: Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius

    Lithuania: Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius

    Emphasizing the strong historical bonds between Lithuania, Israel and the Jewish people, the Prime Minister of Lithuania, Mr. Andrius Kubilius, said that his first visit to Israel was a “very emotional moment” as he prepared to plant a tree in KKL-JNF's Grove of Nations.
  • Macedonia: President Gjorgje Ivanov

    Macedonia: President Gjorgje Ivanov

    Earlier in the day, in a separate ceremony, also highly charged with emotion, the President of Macedonia, Gjorgje Ivanov, and his wife had planted an olive sapling in the Grove of Nations overlooking Mount Herzl.
  • Macedonia: Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski

    Macedonia: Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski

    The Prime Minister of Macedonia planted a tree in the Grove of Nations on December 13, 2005.
  • Macedonia: Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski

    Macedonia: Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski

    The Prime Minister of Macedonia Nikola Gruevski plants an olive tree in the KKL-JNF Grove of Nations in Jerusalem.
  • Marshall Islands: President Kessai Note

    Marshall Islands: President Kessai Note

    The President of the Marshall Islands planted a tree in the Grove of Nations on November 28, 2005.
  • Micronesia: President Joseph J. Urusemal

    Micronesia: President Joseph J. Urusemal

    The President of Micronesia planted a tree in the Grove of Nations on June 22, 2005.
  • Micronesia: President Emanuel Mori

    Micronesia: President Emanuel Mori

    The presidents of two small friendly nations visited Israel for the first time, and planted a tree in the Grove of Nations: President Emanuel Mori of Micronesia and President Marcus Stephen of Nauru.
  • Moldova: Prime Minister Vladimir Filat

    Moldova: Prime Minister Vladimir Filat

    “It’s said that to safeguard our future, we have to remember our past,” said Moldovan Prime Minister Vladimir Filat, as he planted an olive tree in a ceremony held at the Grove of Nations in Jerusalem.
  • Montenegro: Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic

    Montenegro: Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic

    Montenegro Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic planted an olive tree sapling in the KKL-JNF Grove of Nations in the Jerusalem Forest.
  • Norway: Prime Minister Kajell Magne Bondevik

    Norway: Prime Minister Kajell Magne Bondevik

    The Prime Minister of Norway planted a tree in the Grove of Nations on February 14, 2005.
  • Palau: President Tommy Remengesau

    Palau: President Tommy Remengesau

    The President of Palau planted a tree in the Grove of Nations on June 28, 2006.
  • Panama: President Ricardo Martinelli

    Panama: President Ricardo Martinelli

    "KKL-JNF, through all its diverse activities, makes us understand what we are doing wrong in terms of protecting nature and the environment. I would like to congratulate KKL-JNF for turning the state of Israel into a better place to live.”
  • Paraguay: President Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara

    Paraguay: President Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara

    Making the first state visit by a president of Paraguay to Israel, President of Paraguay H.E. Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara planted an olive tree at KKL-JNF’s Grove of Nations on July 18, 2016.
  • Peru: President Alejandro Toledo Manrique

    Peru: President Alejandro Toledo Manrique

    The President of Peru planted a tree in the Grove of Nations on May 26, 2005.
  • Poland: President Lech Kaczynski

    Poland: President Lech Kaczynski

    The President of Poland planted a tree in the Grove of Nations on September 12, 2006.
  • Romania: President Traian Basescu

    Romania: President Traian Basescu

    Romanian President Traian Basescu planted an olive tree in Grove of the Nations in the Jerusalem Forest. "The olive tree is a symbol of peace, and its planting symbolizes our faith in peace and fraternity among nations," he declared.
  • Serbia: President Boris Tadic

    Serbia: President Boris Tadic

    The President of Serbia planted a tree in the Grove of Nations on November 8, 2005.
  • Slovakia: Prime Minister Robert Fico

    Slovakia: Prime Minister Robert Fico

    The Prime Minister of Slovakia planted a tree in the Grove of Nations on March 20, 2007.
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