Water supply line introduced into operation in Shahriston district
As part of his working visit to the northern province of Sughd, President Emomali Rahmon visited Shahriston district on July 5, according to the Tajik president’s official website. Rahmon reportedly first commissioned a new water supply facility in Khurramdara area and got acquainted with cultivation of potatoes in the "Nour" Farm.The lack of clean water in some parts of this area was considered the main problem, and for this reason, farmers could not get a good harvest.A new water supply facility was introduced into operation in Khurramdara area that allowed irrigating 15 hectares of arable land in the area. During the visit to “Nour”, the head of state Farm President Emomali Rahmon got acquainted with cultivation of potatoes in the farm. In general, the seeds of 3 types of local potatoes were reportedly planted in this area for the first time on an area of 8 hectares of land. The productivity of these types of potatoes is on average from 2.80 to 3.90 tons per hectare.This year, a total of 52 hectares of new parks have been created in the district, and this process will continue in the coming years.