During a video conference call, Deputy Prime Minister Esenmyrat Orazgeldiev reported to the President on the preliminary results of the ongoing cotton-picking campaign, reports the state news agency TDH .
According to Orazgeldiev, 1,099,236 tons of cotton have been harvested in Turkmenistan as a whole, out of the planned 1,050,000 tons.
231,542 tons were collected in Ahal Velayat, 335,914 tons - in Mary, 301,555 tons - in Lebap, 230,225 tons - in Dashoguz. Since 2015, cotton has not been grown in the Balkan velayat.
Cotton picking is in the final stages.
Recall that on November 9, on the eve of the Harvest Day, the heads of regions of Turkmenistan reported to the President on the implementation of plans to pick cotton.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan