The Minister of Agriculture summarized the year of 2012
Last week, NKR Minister of Agriculture Andranik Khachatrian summarized the year of 2012. At a meeting with journalists, he presented the situation, the tasks and problems in the sphere.
Speaking of the strategic importance of the agrarian sector, Mr. Khachatrian focused on the necessity of ensuring food- self-sufficiency, development and consolidation of rural settlements. Noting that for the last 5 years the agrarian sphere had provided 13.4% of GDP and in January-September of 2012 it made 14.7%, he said that the index was expected to increase within a year.