Leonid Tibilov met with representatives of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 09:34

South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov has met in Tskhinval with a delegation from St. Petersburg, which has consisted of a full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, (RAS), Academician, Director of the Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution " Northwest Research Institute of Economy and Agriculture Organization" Alexander Kostyaev and full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, member of the Legislative Assembly of Leningrad region, the Deputy Chairman of the standing committee of the Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad region for Agriculture and Fisheries Alexander Trofimov.

Leonid Tibilov thanked the guests for their visit to the Republic, noting that in South Ossetia always welcome guests from the Russian Federation.

"We always welcome guests from the Great Russia, - said the president. - The Russian Federation has saved our people in 2008 during the war unleashed by Georgia against our people. Thanks to Russia people of South Ossetia today live in peace and harmony, are functioning all structures, the state institutions and people are on the path of rapprochement with Russia. "

According to the President, South Ossetia has always been considered an agricultural region.

"On the territory of our Republic can be grown all kinds of agricultural products, - the president said. - We are on the stage of economic development, but we must remember that after the 2008 war, all the resources were directed to restore what was destroyed. And even now, we are engaged in the restoration of some facilities. "

Alexander Trofimov, for his part, expressed gratitude to the leadership of the Republic for the warm reception, noting that the delegation would provide all possible assistance to South Ossetia in the field of agricultural development.

"We were worried when in South Ossetia were difficult days, then were glad that everything in the Republic was restored, - said Trofimov. - We, as scientists in the field of agriculture, economists will be ready to provide assistance to your Republic, in the revival of agriculture. "

Alexander Kostyaev, in turn, has added that before the arrival in Tskhinval the delegation monitored the media information, telling about the life in South Ossetia.

"However, we have still a vague idea about agriculture in South Ossetia; after studying this area in ​​the Republic, we will be able to give concrete answers to the questions - said Kostyaev. - With regard to this matter we should take into account that for the development of agriculture it is important to study and consider the local environmental conditions and national traditions. "

Kostyaev has also noted that agricultural land, scattered in the mountains can be used for the development of agriculture in the Republic.

"It is possible to successfully combine high-tech development of agriculture and peasant farmers, using agricultural land, scattered in the mountains" - Kostyaev said.

The meeting was also attended by Acting Chairman of the government of South Ossetia Alan Tekhov and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of South Ossetia to the Russian Federation Znaur Gassier.

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