On Thursday, June 8, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko paid a working visit to the Donbass Greenhouses state enterprise in Zugres.
In particular, the Head of the DPR checked the enterprise’s readiness to gather the first crop of greenhouse cabbage.
Alexander Zakharchenko inspected the production premises of greenhouses, talked with the management and working team of the enterprise.
The Head of the Donetsk People's Republic highly appreciated the work of the Donbass Greenhouses state enterprise.
"We have launched a programme to restore and develop the greenhouse economy of the Donetsk People's Republic last year. High results have been achieved since then. It is clear that people are wholeheartedly devoted to the cause. We started marketing greenhouse tomatoes in April. Soon we will begin to sell greenhouse cabbage in the republican trading networks. Plans call for harvesting cucumbers, zucchini, etc. First, we will meet the domestic market needs, and then launch export," said Alexander Zakharchenko.
According to Kirill Toporkov, Chief Engineering Officer of the Donbass Greenhouses state enterprise, this year it is planned to harvest about 40 tons of white cabbage. An increase in cultivation areas is expected in the long term.
Having left Zugres, Alexander Zakharchenko inspected the Azalia greenhouse farm in the Proletarsky district of Donetsk. The DPR Head expressed appreciation for this enterprise’s work as well.
Source: Official web-site of the DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko
Official translation by DONi News Agency