President Serdar Berdimuhamedov ordered vice-premiers to hand over departmental vehicles for grain harvesting

At a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on May 13, Deputy Prime Minister Esenmyrat Orazgeldiyev , who oversees the agro-industrial complex, reported on preparations for the wheat harvest, the state information agency TDH reports. reports .

According to the official, 154 grain receiving points are ready, 2064 grain harvesters will work in the fields, which will be operated by 4047 machine operators in two shifts; 463 repair and adjustment teams have been created, and 9817 trucks will deliver the harvest.

Then, President Serdar Berdimuhamedov signed the Decree “On measures for the organized conduct of wheat harvesting in Turkmenistan in 2022” and instructed the heads of the agricultural complex to visit the regions in order to control the collection and delivery of grain, as well as “provide assistance”.

Deputy Prime Minister Charymyrat Purchekov in charge of the construction, industrial and energy complex , Deputy Prime Minister for Trade Chary Gylyjov and Deputy Prime Minister Shahym Abdrakhmanov in charge of the oil and gas industry were instructed to provide trucks from their ministries and sectoral departments for transporting wheat to reception points.

Abdrakhmanov was also ordered to continuously supply the relevant ministries and departments with the necessary oil products at the expense of the allocated limits .

Director General of the Transport and Communications Agency Mammetkhan Chakiev was ordered to ensure timely delivery of crops and uninterrupted operation of machines, and Defense Minister Begench Gundogdyev was ordered to ensure fire safety in the fields.

Deputy Prime Minister for Economic, Banking and International Financial Organizations Muhammetguly Mukhammedov was instructed to ensure that Daýhanbank pays grain producers for the harvest in a timely manner.

As Chronicle of Turkmenistan repeatedly reported earlier, many expenses, including fertilizing the fields, renting cars and providing them with fuel and lubricants, are covered by agricultural workers. Tenants of agricultural land regularly complain about extortions from the heads of associations and other services involved in the production of products, but their appeals remain unanswered.

Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan