Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani calls for agri modernization; underlines govt efforts in promoting greenhouse cultivation
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the necessity for a shift from traditional agriculture to industrial agriculture in an attempt to boost production.
“The government’s plan is to reach 23,000 hectares of greenhouse cultivation by the end of the twelfth government. However, with the efforts of the government during the past 7 years, we have created more greenhouses, compared to the last 30 years,” Rouhani said.
“With the cultivation and harvesting of strategic and food products in the country, the situation is desirable and satisfying and Iran is self-sufficient in this regard,” he added.