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Agricultural Minister on weeklong horse-drawn journey across Slovakia

Agriculture Minister Stanislav Becík, from the HZDS political party, is setting out on a week-long journey across Slovakia on July 28 in a horse carriage festooned with banners in support of rural development, ministry spokesperson Adriana Jobbíková told the TASR newswire on July 27. According to the spokesperson, the goal of Becík's journey is to emphasise rural pride in order to maintain rustic traditions and to present the role of agriculture in society today. Becík will meet farmers and attempt to resolve contemporary rural problems. Becík also wants to put an emphasis on healthy nutrition via support of vegetable and animal production and promotion of Slovak products, including direct sales of products from farms. TASR

Agriculture Minister Stanislav Becík, from the HZDS political party, is setting out on a week-long journey across Slovakia on July 28 in a horse carriage festooned with banners in support of rural development, ministry spokesperson Adriana Jobbíková told the TASR newswire on July 27.

According to the spokesperson, the goal of Becík's journey is to emphasise rural pride in order to maintain rustic traditions and to present the role of agriculture in society today. Becík will meet farmers and attempt to resolve contemporary rural problems. Becík also wants to put an emphasis on healthy nutrition via support of vegetable and animal production and promotion of Slovak products, including direct sales of products from farms. TASR

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