Cherry festival celebrated in Kabul

(Last Updated On: June 5, 2016)


Officials in Ministry Agriculture and livestock have attended in Cherry festival which was held in Badambagh are of Kabul city, where hundreds of Kabul gardeners have exhibited their cherry with different color and tests.

The Gardeners have stated that we still suffer from having no accessing of good markets for our products.

Minister of Agriculture and livestock Asadullah Zameer said,” Production of different fresh fruits should be standardized, and we need to support our internal products, because the imported one is not on the favor of the Afghan Nation.”

He went on and added that Ministry of Agriculture Livestock decides to build 8 cold storage from Afghan gardeners and former to maintain their products longer.

One of the gardeners Amir Ahamd said,” Our main bazaar is Pakistan and most of our products should go to the country either they are sold or kept in cold storage and get double benefits out of it.”

Despite of dozens sessions and words repeated when the fruits are ripen in Afghanistan but still no practical steps is taken to support Afghanistan’s Agriculture.

Reported by Nabila Hafizi

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