The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.
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Thousands of tons of cotton harvested this year, ministry

KABUL: A rough amount of 122,455 tons of cotton has been harvested in the country in the current solar year, The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock said in a statement the other day. Cotton was cultivated on 93,630 hectares of land which produced 122,455 tons of yield, which shows a significant increase compared to the previous year, the statement said, adding Helmand, Balkh, Takhar, Nangarhar and Kandahar were the provinces where most of the cotton was cultivated. In Helmand, cotton was cultivated on 49,075 hectares of land which produced 69,687 tons of yield. Meanwhile, a number of farmers were happy with the increase in cotton yield and asked the government to provide them with a suitable market. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.