TEHRAN, Iran, May 27. The organic agriculture products of Golestan Province are being exported to 25 countries, said head of the parliament's commission for agricultural, water, natural, and environmental resources Mohammad Javad Askari, Trend reports citing IRNA.
"Exporting agricultural products, aside from bringing in revenues, helps create jobs in the province," he said.
He pointed out that a pilot project for cultivating organic agriculture products has kicked off in Golestan Province, and with this going on, the parliament and the Ministry of Agriculture are working on long-term plans for agriculture exports.
According to the official, Golestan Province produces 4.5 million tons of agricultural products per year which is five percent of the country's annual production.