100 cool stores to be built in the country

100 cool stores to be built in the country

Nasir Ahmad Durrani, Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, traveled to Balkh on Saturday and announced the purpose of his visit was to open public and private projects in the agriculture sector and address farmers' problems in the province.

Mr. Durani will inaugurate several agriculture projects worth a total of 800 million AFN.

The country's agriculture minister, besides proclaiming construction of 100 cool stores over the next five years in the country, added that currently Afghanistan has 12 cool stores which are not enough, and their increase would solve farmers’ problems. 

Agriculture minister's visit to Balkh takes place at a time when farmers question lack of market for their products in this province.

 

Reporter: Mahnaz Mawzon

 

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