Agriculture Minister: rural sector enters a new stage of development


May 16, Fineko/abc.az. The 24th Azerbaijan international exhibition ‘Food Industry’ WorldFood Azerbaijan 2018 has opened in Baku today.

At the opening of the exhibition Agriculture Minister Inam Karimov stated that over the last few years the country has been paying great attention to development of the non-oil sector, and the agricultural sector is entering a new stage of development.

"The important directions in the agricultural sector are increase of productivity, increase of competitiveness of local farm products, ensuring food security and development of the agricultural sector as a whole. Introduction of innovations in this area, as well as proper management are our priorities," the minister emphasized.