YEREVAN, August 2. /ARKA/. Another regular annual agricultural product fair opened on Saturday in Yerevan’s Mashtots Avenue.
Armenian Agriculture Minister Sergo Karapetyan came here to see the fair activity.
“This time we opened the fair three weeks earlier than usually, but we see an active trading here,” he told journalists. “We see that products are abundant this year, and that is why they are affordable.”
He said that only apricot crop was scant this year. There is a similar fair is available in Kasyan Street.
Karapetyan said products from the areas close to Yerevan are offered at this fare.
“Some 96 farms put their products for sale here,” he said answering ARKA News Agency’s question.
The fair is organized in compliance with the Armenian president’s instruction to provide people with a first-hand purchase chance – only farmers, not second-hand dealers, are entitled to trade here. Fair booths are provided to farmers for free. -0----