NOVO-OGAREVO, April 19, /ITAR-TASS/. Agriculture has a major driver of Russia’s economic development, and the government will pay much attention to the sector’s growth, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev reported to President Vladimir Putin.
“We are hoping for good crops,” the prime minister said adding this topic would be among others in his report to the State Duma on April 22.
“Only several years ago it was difficult to image that agriculture will be this kind of an instrument to develop the entire economy, but this did happen, and this is a very positive sign which proves our efforts were not in vain, and that we are getting additional options for the general development.”
“We are in a country, where God allows us develop agriculture,” Medvedev said. “This is how it used to be in history, and we should do everything to develop further the agriculture.