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Lukashenko visits struggling farm Kossovo

President 10.08.2017 | 13:59
Alexander Lukashenko talks to combine operators Irina Khoruzhaya and Nikolai Khoruzhy
Alexander Lukashenko talks to combine operators Irina Khoruzhaya and Nikolai Khoruzhy

IVATSEVICHI DISTRICT, 10 August (BelTA) – Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko paid an off-schedule visit to troubled farm Kossovo during his working trip to Brest Oblast on 10 August, BelTA informs.

After the visit to the dairy farm Kvasevichi the present decided to change his route and pay an off-schedule visit to the troubled farm Kossovo. The first stop was made in one of the Kossovo's fields. There Alexander Lukashenko familiarized himself with the harvesting of grain and talked to local combine operators – the Khoruzhys family. When the head of state asked if they manage to harvest as much grain as they did last year (1,100 tonnes) in 2017, Nikolai Khoruzhy said that it is feasible. Alexander Lukashenko presented flowers to Irina Khoruzhaya and wished every success to the married couple.

Then the president visited the dairy farm Storozhovshchina which has been in the process of financial recovery for two years. The head of state instructed the government to find Br200,000 to upgrade the farm. This should be done by November 2017, he stressed. Besides, there was a task to almost double dairy cattle number to 1,000.

The head of state promised to return to OAO Kossovo in November to inspect the fulfillment of his instructions.

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