Ambassador: Iranian farmers can work in Turkmenistan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 20
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
Iran's North Khorasan province has the potential to operate in Turkmenistan's agricultural sector, Iranian Ambassador to Turkmenistan Mohammad Ahmadi said, Trend reports via IRNA.
Ahmadi noted that farmers, businessmen and agrarian engineers of North Khorasan can work in Turkmenistan.
He added that farmers and other agrarian engineers can daily commute between the two countries, and thus, turn back home in the evening.
Farmers of North Khorasan can grow sugar beet in Turkmenistan and hand the harvest to Shirvan Sugar Company to process, the ambassador said.
Iran's North Khorasan shares 301 kilometers of its borders with Turkmenistan.
Exports of North Khorasan in the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2018) exceeded $85 million. However, Turkmenistan's share in the province's exports was less than 5 percent.