Exhibition of citrus fruit held in Nangarhar
JALALABAD: (AIP): The agriculture department of Nangarhar held an exhibition where 45 kinds of citrus fruit had been put on display in Jalalabad city on Monday (December 06).
Of the available 66 kinds of citrus fruit, including 16 national and 60 foreign kinds, only 45 kinds of citrus fruit had been put on display in the exhibition.
The ministry of agriculture and livestock has established national fruit centers in six zones of Afghanistan.
The Nangarhar agriculture department national center had been formed on 50 acres of land in 2007. It has about 2000 plants of various fruits.
Addressing the ceremony, Nangarhar agriculture and livestock department director Maulvi Abdul Sattar Muhammad said that they had put on display various kinds of fruits in the exhibition. It included four kinds of orange, four kinds of lemon and other fruits.