In Iran today is celebrated as National Tree Planting Day. Today throughout the country individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees. This is similar to Vana Mahotshavam in India and Arbor Day in US.

Apart form this, In China today is celebrated as Learn from Lei Feng Day

Lei Feng was a soldier of the People's Liberation Army in the People's Republic of China. After his death, Lei was characterised as a selfless and modest person who was devoted to the Communist Party, Chairman Mao Zedong, and the people of China. In 1963, he became the subject of a nationwide, posthumous propaganda campaign "Learn from Comrade Lei Feng". Lei was portrayed as a model citizen, and the masses were encouraged to emulated his selflessness, modesty, and devotion to Mao. After Mao's death, Lei Feng remained a cultural icon representing earnestness and service; his name entered daily speech and his imagery appeared on t-shirts and memorabilia.

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