According to Caspian International News Agency in Rasht, Mohammad Ali Najafi said, “185 billion Rials of tea farmers’ claims have been paid into their accounts today.”
Appreciating the interest of Gilan’s media in this issue, the investigations by the management and planning organization, and the representatives, he said, “Another 150 billion Rials of the tea farmers’ claims will be paid in the upcoming days.”
The governor of Gilan, stating that this year, the purchase of green tea leaves has been 40 % more than last year, said, “With the 150 billion Rials which is going to be paid into the tea farmers’ accounts in the upcoming days, the total amount will reach 615 billion Rials.”
From the beginning of the harvest season up to now, 79,271 Tons of green tea leaves to the value of 1,478 billion Rials have been harvested.
(Translating by Negar Lotfi)