26.10.13 11:57

More than one million tons of cotton gathered in Turkmenistan

Cotton growers of Turkmenistan have gathered more than one million tons of cotton, thus fulfilling their contractual obligation before the state, the Turkmenistan.ru. correspondent reports.

As Deputy Prime Minister for agriculture Annageldy Yazmyradov reported at a government meeting, the state procurement centers have collected more than 1,050 million tons of cotton. This year, the areas sawn with cotton in Turkmenistan accounted for 550,000 hectares. It was also noted that all agricultural associations make timely payments to cotton growers.

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated all cotton growers and agricultural workers on this labor victory. The head of state stressed that “this is the result of selfless work of farmers, landlords, mechanics skillfully operating modern machinery and all those who work hard for development of agriculture and, above all, cotton growing.”

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