Nazarbayev congratulates grain farmers of Kazakhstan on record harvest
ASTANA. October 2. KAZINFORM Yesterday Head of the State Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated grain farmers of Kazakhstan with a record harvest. "In hard weather conditions the grain farmers of the country grew good crop. This year's gross grain harvest in Kazakhstan totaled 21 mln tons in bunker weight - the second record harvest over the last five years. Achievement of good yield and high quality of grain is a result of tireless work of the farmers and systematic state support of development of the grain production which allowed extending crop areas, diversifying plant industry and setting to water-saving technologies", the letter reads. The President particularly congratulated farmers of Kostanay, North Kazakhstan and Akmola oblasts which had gathered around 16 mln tons of grain. Record harvest was reported in Almaty, Zhambyl and south Kazakhstan regions. Much work was done in processing agricultural products. "I congratulate you with the success and wish you strong health, well-being and new records in development of the country's agrarian sector", the President said.