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Ghazni farmers receive agriculture equipment

Ghazni farmers receive agriculture equipment

Aug 08, 2017 - 16:44

GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Farmers in southern Ghazni province were on Tuesday distributed some agriculture equipment to boost their production.

Addressing a gathering here, Governor Abdul Mateen recalled farmers had been distributed 120 pistachio saplings which were successfully planted and produced positive result.

Therefore, water reservoirs, water pumps, spray machines and other agriculture equipment were distributed to farmers. He vowed to continue holding meetings with farmers to explore open market for their products.

Agriculture Department Director Sediqullah Kaliwal told the gathering that distribution of the new equipment would help increase agriculture production.

The new facilities would help farmers irrigate their lands easily and avoid going to other places for help.

According to Kalewal, the agriculture equipment provided by the government were 70 percent economical, compared to the market price.

Hameedullah, a resident of Rozai locality in Ghazni City, said due to the lack of market, most of the agriculture products were lost.

It is pertinent to mention that animal diseases clinics have been opened in Ghazni City and Khawaja Umri district recently.